The agriculture ministry is examining the possibility of allowing Monsanto, DuPont and Dow to plant GMO corn in 2.4 million hectares (six million acres) of land, but no decision has been taken yet.
“Every indication shows that a decision could be taken in the coming weeks,” Silvia Ribero, a spokeswoman for the Canada-based ETC Group, which monitors the ecological impact of new technologies on poor regions, told AFP on Tuesday.
said President Felipe Calderon could give his authorization before he
leaves office on December 1. She noted that the sowing season starts