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Academics Review
USA USA
Website used to attack GM critic and author Jeffrey Smith and his book Genetic Roulette.
Article: New site attacks Jeffrey Smith
Links to: Bruce Chassy, David Tribe

ActivistCash
USA USA
Website affiliated with the Monsanto-backed Center for Consumer Freedom.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile, Sourcewatch
Article: Tobacco Money Takes on Activist Cash
Links to: Rick Berman

AfricaBio
 South Africa
Industry front group that lobbies for the adoption of GM crops in Africa.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile
Links to: Muffy Koch, Jocelyn Webster, Jennifer Thomson

African Agricultural Technology Foundation
 Kenya
Industry front group that facilitates the transfer of GM crops to Africa.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile
Links to: Jennifer Thomson, Gerard Barry, Florence Wambugu

African Biotechnology Stakeholders Forum
 Kenya
Industry front group spun off by ISAAA and Florence Wambugu.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile
Links to: Florence Wambugu

Africa Harvest Biotechnology Foundation International
Kenya
Incorporated in the USA; headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya
Industry front group set up to promote GM crops in Africa with backing from Croplife International.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile
Article: Reuters Corrects Reporting of GM Lobbyists
Links to: Florence Wambugu, Croplife International

AgBioForum
USA USA
Journal of Agrobiotechnology Management & Economics, with well known GM proponents, like C. S. Prakash, on its editorial board. Funded by the Illinois-Missouri Biotechnology Alliance whose purpose is "to fund biotechnology research... directed at expanding the volume of profitable businesses in the US food and agricultural sector". "Peer reviews" reports by PG Economics.
Article: GMOs cut greenhouse gas emissions, says new report
Links to: PG Economics

AgBioView
USA USA
Pro-GM listserv of AgBioWorld.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile
Article: Seeds of Dissent
Links to: C.S. Prakash, Mary Murphy, Andura Smetacek

AgBioWorld
USA USA
Website/campaign established by C.S. Prakash and Competitive Enterprise Institute.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile
Article: Corporate Ghosts
Links to: Greg Conko, Mary Murphy, Andura Smetacek

Agricultural Biotechnology Council
 UK
Lobby group of the main GM firms.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile
Links to: Lexington Communications

Agricultural Biotechnology Support Program (ABSP)
USA USA
USAID project in partnership with GM firms to promote GM crops in developing countries.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile
Links to: USAID, Program for Biosafety Systems (PBS)

Agriculture Commodity Coalition
USA USA
Group of farm commodity organizations funded by industry-backed Council for Biotechnology Information.
Profiles:GMWatch SpinProfile
Links to: Kimball Nill

Alliance for Abundant Food and Energy
USA USA
Industry lobby group – includes Monsanto - that promotes crop-based biofuels.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile
Linked to: Monsanto, DuPont

American Council on Science and Health
USA USA
Industry front group that produces PR for food and chemical industries.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile
Links to: Elizabeth Whelan, Henry I. Miller, Dennis Avery

American Enterprise Institute
USA USA
Influential neoconservative think tank. Behind NGO Watch.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile
Dow Chemical, Exxon, Merck, Roger Bate, Project for the New American Century

American Farm Bureau Federation
USA USA
Controversial lobbying organization representing farmers and ranchers but with big agribiz connections.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile
Links to: Truth About Trade and Technology, Dean Kleckner

American Soybean Association
USA USA
Claims to represent soybean growers but receives funding from GM firms.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile
Links to: Kimball Nill

Klaus Ammann
 Switzerland
Key European lobbyist for GM crops.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile
Links to: Public Research and Regulation Initiative, EFB, AskForce

Philip Angell
USA USA
Former director of communications for Monsanto.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile
Links to: Jay Byrne, Graydon Forrer, William D. Ruckelshaus, Bivings

Andrew Apel
USA USA
Former editor of biotech industry newsletter and regular contributor to AgBioView.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile
Links to: AgBioView, AgBioWorld, C.S. Prakash

Ron Arnold
USA USA
Executive vice-president, Center for the Defense of Free Enterprise, pioneer Wise Use Movement.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile
Article: The Uncle Tom Award
Links to: Center for the Defense of Free Enterprise, Paul Driessen

Charles J. Arntzen
USA USA
Genetic engineer specializing in edible vaccines.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile

Ascham Associates
 UK
PR consultancy of former Dupont PR man.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile
Links to: Martin Livermore, Scientific Alliance

Asian Food Information Centre
 Singapore
Front group for food, agriculture and biotech industries.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile
Links to: International Food Information Council

Asian Rice Biotechnology Network
 Philippines
Set up by the International Rice Research Institute to help roll out GM rice in Asia.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile
Links to: International Rice Research Institute

Alex Avery
USA USA
Aggressively lobbies for GM foods and against organic farming.
Profiles: GMWatch SpinProfile, SourceWatch
Article: Fake Blood on the Maize
Links to: Dennis Avery, Hudson Institute, Center for Global Food Issues, Graydon Forrer

Dennis Avery
USA USA
Crusades against organic farming and for GMOs, pesticides and climate scepticism.
Profiles:GMWatch Spinprofile, SourceWatch
Links to: Alex Avery, Center for Global Food Issues, Hudson Institute, American Council on Science and Health