Pro-GM agricultural consultant and part of the biotech industry-funded lobby group CropGen who claims to have grown GM crops in Wales against the unanimous wishes of the Welsh Assembly.
Article: Farmer of faker?
See also: CropGen
Also known as the Challenge Program on Biofortification, HarvestPlus is a programme of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) to produce nutritionally enhanced crops (in practice, this often means GM) for the Third World.
See also: Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, International Rice Research Institute
Cornell based political scientist and advisor, along with CS Prakash, to the industry-linked Foundation for Biotechnology Awareness and Education (FBAE) based in Bangalore.
Article:China, Rice and GMOs, Response to Herring from DDS
See also: Shanthu Shantharam
Director of the PR and lobbying firm Bell Pottinger and former managing director of its subsidiary Good Relations, where he was a public relations advisor to Monsanto. Was director of communications for former UK prime minister Tony Blair.
See also: Bell Pottinger Good Relations, Chime Communications
Hill and Knowlton
PR and lobbying firm at the centre of controversy for its work for the tobacco industry and for garnering support for the US invasion of Iraq.
See also: Spiked
Former director of the Scottish Crop Research Institute and formerly on the board of the BioIndustry Association. Has followed Dennis Avery in making unsubstantiated pejorative claims about organic food.
See also:Dennis Avery, BioIndustry Association, Scottish Crop Research Institute
Horticulture Research International
The UK government's main testing and development arm for market gardening, fruit and related crops. When under the direction of controversial CEO Mike Wilson, it took on a markedly pro-GM role.
See also: Mike Wilson
Conservative free market think tank with biotech industry funding. Hosts the Center for Global Food Issues, directed by Dennis Avery.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile, SourceWatch
See also: Alex Avery, Michael Fumento