Ruchi Shroff

Ruchi Shroff

Ruchi Shroff is the director of Navdanya International. Her studies are based on physics, economics, on indigenous population rights and land grabbing. She is the coordinator of the Seed Freedom campaign, a global network reclaiming the rights of farmers to save and exchange traditional seeds. She is part of the organizing committee of Monsanto Tribunal and People's Assembly.

Articles by this author

"According to Reuters, the number of lawsuits brought against Bayer’s newly acquired Monsanto is approximately 8000 in the US alone." (Photo: Monsanto Tribunal/flickr/cc) Views
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Monsanto-Bayer: Eliminating the Name Will Not Erase the History
Cancelling out Monsanto's name and keeping only that of Bayer, does not mean forgetting the wrongoings of a company which, according to the verdict of the Monsanto Tribunal of The Hague, is stained with crimes of ecocide. With Bayer’s official takeover of Monsanto , the giant multinational also...
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A farmer plows a field in Gragnague, Midi-Pyrenees, France. (Photo: Lelou/cc/flickr) Views
Thursday, October 19, 2017
New Study Shows Glyphosate Contaminated Soils Put Half of Europe at Risk
Pesticides, once used, do not dissolve into thin air, but persist in the environment, contaminating soil, air and water. This is the most recent red flag to emerge as a result of a new joint study by the University of Wageningen, the Joint Research Center of the European Commission and RIKILT...
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
The Monsanto Tribunal’s Legal Opinion Reinforces Movements’ Struggle for Basic Human Rights
On Tuesday, the Monsanto Tribunal of international judges presented in The Hague their legal opinion after 6 months of analysing the testimonies of more than 30 witnesses, lawyers and experts. Their conclusions are that Monsanto’s practices undermine basic human rights and the right to a healthy...
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Thursday, October 27, 2016
Wallonia Has Shown Us the Way to Stop CETA and TTIP
In just under a week, the citizens of the small Belgian state of Wallonia, who dared to challenge the giants of the global big business world and Brussels by blocking the signing of CETA, have been reigned in to order. Europe and Canada will thus go back to the table for the signing, at least...
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