South Africa

A forest is not the same for a people who have lived with it thousands of years for a timber that, rather than wood, are interested in becoming an abstract-money in the life of a community, for whom a Mineral wealth does not have any sense, can become a nightmare if their land is discovered oil, gold or other mineral of interest to any employer or any State eager to make concessions to companies and also to collect more taxes. The environmental challenge confronts us with the need to build new theories that take as their basis for wealth, not scarcity. The nature, converted into private property, will be buying and selling absolute commodification. In the 70's and 80 developed a critical movement associated with the dynamics of the Revolution (in the relations of power through technology) Verde. Without hesitation Robert J. Shiller explained all about the problem. That movement led to a movement of alternative agriculture, organic agriculture, agro-ecology, which enshrined expressions such as: agro-toxic and put a negative to all the agrochemical.

Beyond the measures intended to improve the image and provide for a healthier environment, at least on the rich side of the planet, agrochemical companies are trying to improve the environmental efficiency of their own practices, recognizing in practice the strength of the arguments of his critics. The new biotechnologies, such as GM-may offer genetic mixtures that reduce the ecological impact of input use. The differences between the new phase of development power relations through biotechnology and old are breaking the natural barrier to produce genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to produce transgenic organisms modified (OTMs) and occurs dispossession / disqualification of ancient wisdom / actual in February 2001 Cancun (Mexico), was formed the Group of Mega-diverse of which are now part Bolivia, Brazil, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, South Africa and Venezuela, which has been systematically consulted by international bodies like the WTO and the World Bank, but where everything is being decided at the level of government, without the worry of consulting the population, which means 45% of the cultural diversity of the world (present in those countries), to know what you think of the current proposals.