Quick facts about agriculture:
- Ten corporations control nearly 70 percent of the world’s seed market. This corporate controlof agriculture means farmers have less choice.
- Genetic Engineering does not feed the world. 99.5 percent of farmers around the world do not grow Genetically Engineered crops.
- Industrial polluting agriculture uses synthetic fertilizers and toxic chemicals which pollute our water and soils – the very things we need in order to provide healthy food now and in the future.
- Excessive use of synthetic fertilizers in industrial polluting agriculture contributes to climate change.
ALWATAN Center is planting organic fruit and vigetables and campaigning for agriculture that is good for the planet and people. Healthy food grown with the environment — not against it. Farming that helps cope with climate change.