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Soil Carbon Sequestration for...
Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy

Soil Carbon Sequestration for...

The Kenya Agricultural Carbon Project is not only the first project that sells soil carbon credits in Africa, it is also paving the way for a new approach to carbon accounting methodologies. The current proposal to establish a work program on ... Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy, 2 days ago
Friends of the Earth International

US force feeds GM crops to African nations, says new report

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 23 February, 2015 US agencies, funders such as the Gates Foundation, and agribusiness giant Monsanto are trying to force unwilling African nations to accept expensive and insufficiently tested Genetically Modified (GM) ...
 Friends of the Earth International4 days ago

End of milk quota - The Greens call for a more balanced approach to prevent crisis

[] [] On 27th January, the Agriculture Committee of the European Parliament discussed the end of milk quota in the EU. Europe to "feed the world"? Quotas were introduced in the beginning of the 1980s, after public price guarantees had led to ...
 Greens EFA3 weeks ago

Small-scale organic farming only way to feed the world: UN

January 26, 2015 Transformative changes are needed in our food, agriculture and trade systems in order to increase diversity on farms, reduce our use of fertilizer and other inputs, support small-scale farmers and create strong local food ...
 Business Recorder1 month ago

Fuelling the 9 billion - science and technology, biomass for biofuel and no-till

The editorial in your February issue refers to the International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD) initiated by the World Bank (Geneva) and the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (Rome) to ...
 Farming Futures1 month ago
Green Times South Africa

Doc sheds light on Filipino farmers GM corn struggles

We loan the seeds, and pay upon harvest. We are usually left with empty sacks. So we loan for food and family expenses, and inputs to be able to plant for the next season. Upon harvest, we have leftover debt. This is but one of the numerous ...
 Green Times South Africa1 month ago
World News Australia

Much ado about stuffing: over-eating and wasting food at Christmas

By Seona Candy , University of Melbourne ; Kirsten Larsen , University of Melbourne , and Mark Lawrence , Deakin University Christmas at our place is all about family and fun, but most of all food. Our table groans under the weight of the rich, ...
 World News Australia2 months ago

The Pro-GMO Lobby: Anti-science and a Politically Motivated Agenda

The pro-GMO lobby claims that there is a scientific consensus on the safety of GM food and therefore the GMO debate is over. It claims that GMOs guarantee higher yields and less pesticide/herbicide use. The claim is also made that GM agriculture has ...
 RINF.com2 months ago Food Safety and the Pro-GMO Lobby: Anti-science and a Politically Motivated Agenda  Global Research2 months ago
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