New policy brief examines New NAFTA agbiotech provisions

  • by IATP
  • 31-Mar-2022 12:00

Reviewing claims by agribusiness focused around Mexico's desire to change direction to biodiversity and public health

In March 2022, the Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy (IATP) released a new policy brief that digs into the claims made by pesticide, biotechnology and agribusiness conglomerates that actions by Mexico's government to promote the biodiversity of Mexican corn varieties and reduce the use of the herbicide glyphosate to protect public health violate the agricultural biotechnology provisions of New NAFTA (known as the USMCA). In the policy brief, we analyze the agricultural biotechnology provisions of the USMCA and evaluate these claimsLea la traducción al español del informe político