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Indianfarmers.org
 India
Website of the Federation of Farmers Associations (FFA), which promotes GM crops in India. FFA's president is Chengal Reddy, a politician who has had a long association with Monsanto.
Profiles: Powerbase
See also: Federation of Farmers Associations, Sharad Joshi, Chengal Reddy

Niger Innis
 USA
Spokesman for Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), pro-corporate anti-environmentalist lobby group.
Profiles: Powerbase
See also: Congress of Racial Equality, National Center for Public Policy Research, Project 21, Paul Driessen

Institute of Arable Crops Research
 UK
Crop research institute, now known as Rothamsted Research. Has partnered with GM firms and took part in the UK's farmscale trials of GM crops.
Profiles: Powerbase
See also: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, Rothamsted Research

Institute of Economic Affairs
 UK
Free-market think tank. Its environment unit was formerly headed by Roger Bate and Julian Morris.
Profiles: Powerbase
See also: Roger Bate, Julian Morris

Institute of Food Research
 UK
Institute funded by Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and headed by Professor Mike Gasson, who has made contested claims for the safety of GM food.
Profiles: Powerbase
See also: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, Derek Burke, Mike Gasson

Institute of Plant Biotechnology for Developing Countries (IPBO)
 Belgium
Founded by Marc Van Montagu, President of the European Federation of Biotechnolgy (EFB)
Article: UN launches biotech network for developing countries
See also: International Industrial Biotechnology Network (IIBN)

Institute of Public Affairs
 Australia
Pro-corporate think tank that's numbered Monsanto among its funders. Among the scientists who have promoted GMOs from its platforms are C. S. Prakash and Klaus Ammann.
Profiles: Powerbase
See also: Klaus Ammann, C. S. Prakash

International Food Information Council
 USA
Food industry-backed lobby group with GM giants among its funders. Its controversial polls claim to show public acceptance of biotechnology.
Profiles: Powerbase
See also: Thomas Hoban

International Foundation for the Conservation of Natural Resources
 USA
Lobby for hunting rights which also lobbies against environmentalists and for GMOs.
Profiles: Powerbase
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International Grain Trade Coalition
 USA
Represents commercial grain, feed and processing interests, some aligned with biotech companies.
Profiles: Powerbase
See also: American Farm Bureau Federation, National Corn Growers Association

International Industrial Biotechnology Network (IIBN)
 Belgium
Targets developing countries. Coordinated by the the Institute of Plant Biotechnology for Developing Countries
Article: UN launches biotech network for developing countries
See also:
Marc Van Montagu

International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI)
Industry-funded scientific group that (re)designs regulatory risk assessment processes worldwide according to industry's wishes. Denies it's a lobby group; functions like one.
Profiles: Powerbase

International Policy Network
 UK
Connects to Roger Bate and Julian Morris.
Profiles: Powerbase
See also: Roger Bate, Competitive Enterprise Institute, Institute of Economic Affairs, Julian Morris, Martin Livermore

International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
 Philippines
Part of CGIAR. Both IRRI and CGIAR criticised for supporting corporate pro-GM agenda. Developing golden rice. Funders include the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Profiles: Powerbase
See also: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Gerard Barry, Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, Ingo Potrykus

International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA)
 Philippines, Kenya,  USA
Biotech industry funded body promoting GMOs in the South. Known for its controversial annual reports and for seeding pro-GM lobby groups in the South.
Profiles: Powerbase
See also: Clive James, Monsanto, Syngenta

Iowa Farm Bureau
 USA
Part of the American Farm Bureau, linked to Truth About Trade.
Profiles: Powerbase
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