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Who Owns the World's Life Supply?

Who Owns the World's Life Supply?

The world’s six largest seed, biotech and agrochemical companies, referred to in this article as “The Big Six”, control much more than the majority of the world’s seeds. The Big Six also largely set the agenda for the world’s agricultural research, and in turn, the extent of corporate control over our food supply. Hope Shand, the author, says that the seed industry has experienced faster concentration than any other farm input sector. 

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