Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/FAO-Protect-Our-Maize-Action-in-Mexico-27MZIFL37ZUS.htmlConceptually similarFAO Protect Our Maize Action in MexicoGP01ZJXCompleted★★★★Action against GE Maize in MexicoGP03C34Completed★★★★Action against GE Maize in MexicoGP03C35Completed★★★★Action against GE Maize in MexicoGP03C36Completed★★★★Action against GE Maize in MexicoGP03C39Completed★★★★Ministry of Agriculture Action in MexicoGP03QZ2Completed★★★★Ministry of Agriculture Action in MexicoGP03QZ0Completed★★★★Ministry of Agriculture Action in MexicoGP03QZ1Completed★★★★Action against GE Maize in MexicoGP03C37Completed★★★★View AllGP01ZK4FAO Protect Our Maize Action in MexicoGreenpeace activists unfurl banners reading in Spanish "FAO, protect our maize" and "We fight for our maize" on the monument to the "Niños Heroes" (patriotic heroes). The action is carried out in occasion of the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) International TechnicalConference on Agricultural Biotechnologies in Developing Countries, shortly taking place in Guadalajara. The conference is sponsored, among others, by international biotechnology corporations who promote the production of transgenic seeds.Locations:Guadalajara (Mexico)-Jalisco-Mexico-North AmericaDate:28 Feb, 2010Credit:© Agustin Martinez / GreenpeaceMaximum size:2848px X 4288pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Banners-Climbing actions-Conferences-Day-Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)-Genetic engineering-Greenpeace activists-Maize-Monuments-Outdoors-SAGE (campaign title)-Statues-Symbols-United Nations (UN)Shoot:Protect our Maize Action in MexicoGreenpeace activists protest in Guadalajara, Jalisco, where the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) International Technical Conference on Agricultural Biotechnologies in Developing Countries will take place in few days. The conference is sponsored by, amongothers, international biotechnology corporations who promote the production of transgenic seeds. Greenpeace believes that GMOs (genetically modified organisms) should not be released into the environment since there is not an adequate scientific understanding of their impact on the environment and human health.