, Volume 42, Issue 2, pp 35–38 | Cite as

Monocultures, Monopolies, Myths and the Masculinization of Agriculture

  • Vandana Shiva
Research Article


Vandana Shiva challenges the assumption that Third World women farmers are partners in the projects of genetic engineering of crops and patenting of seed. She argues that women must resist the attempt by the biotechnology industry and agribusiness as well as governments of the US and Canada to coopt them.


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© Society for International Development 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vandana Shiva
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  1. 1.Research Foundation for Science, Technology and EcologyIndia

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