The promises of a land full of "milk and honey" are not enough anymore. We want to hear sensible, pragmatical and long term plans, but even more, we want to see that implementation has already started, so that we definitively see the changes in the way things are done in my country. The buffoonery, improvisation, false smiles and measure rammed down the throats of everybody without a careful analysis of their impact, will not and should not be tolerated.
|Chinese developed genetically modified cotton (c) J. Falck-Zepeda 2011|
At the same time, we have to prepare ourselves to potential increases in climate variability, increased shortages of water and land for cultivation, increased pest and disease pressures, and sadly, the impacts of long term neglect of agricultural and technological research and development investments in our country and in the rest of the world.
|Singapore (C) J. Falck-Zepeda, 2010|
Heck, in the end, its not them, but the rest of the population -also known as...Us- who allow these politicians to continue with the politckin'...until we convey the message that "business as usual" will not be tolerated any more...and I mean not tolerated no more- is when we will start hearing that things are starting to change....