Pesquisa GMFuturos-Durham University
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Understanding the social, cultural and religious factors that shape the acceptance, use and resistance to GM crops: A comparative approachs

Pesquisa GMFuturos-Durham University (2011-2015)

Descrição: Although the growth of GM crops has been dramatic, its uptake has not been the smooth transition predicted by its advocates. Our strategic question is: Unless we examine why GM crops have not been universally accepted as a public good, we will fail to understand the conditions under which GM crops can help to feed the world. Key questions include: What factors have shaped the politics and controversies of GM crops? Why has the environmental movement remained more or less uniformly anti-GM? Why have different communities, countries and regions responded to GM crops in different yet distinctive ways? And how might innovative public deliberation, aided by theological and anthropological scholarship, enable new understandings of the sources and dynamics of conflicts around GM crops, and thus new potentials for resolution? The research aims at understanding the contexts that have shaped debate on GM crops within and across three rising powers: India, Mexico and Brazil.

Integrantes: Phil Macnaghten – Coordenador / Julia Silvia Guivant – Integrantes: Georgina Catacora, Ana Carolina Cassiano, Naira Tomiello, Adilson Alves, Laura Guerrero, Maria Olandina Machado, Ricardo Paes.

Financiador(es): Templeton Foundation.

Site do projeto GMFuturos: www.dur.ac.uk/ihrr/gmfuturos/

Materiais disponíveis: Policy Brief | Working Paper