May 21, 1998

RAFI Launches Postcard Campaign to Oppose Basmati Rice Patent

Thousands Drop A Line to the Prince Urging Him to Drop the Patent

RAFI officially launched the latest in a series of civil society protests with an international postcard campaign aimed at Prince Hans Adam II, the Prince of Liechtenstein. The Prince is the chairman of the RiceTec Group, whose Texas-based subsidiary, RiceTec Inc., holds the controversial patent laying claim to Asia's famous aromatic on Basmati rice.

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