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GM crops: rebuttal of claims on safety and benefits

1. GMO foods and crops pose health risks Scientific organisations Stijn Bruers' article starts with an appeal to authority in claiming GMOs are safe, that doesn't stand up to scrutiny. He cites a number of respected scientific organisations, ... Corporate Europe Observatory, 2 weeks ago

Food security can't wait for GE's empty promises

Across vast tracts of the Philippines, farmers are adapting their farming methods to withstand climate change. They're producing food in times of drought and typhoons through resilient forms of ecological agriculture. Meanwhile some scientists are ...
 EnvironmentGuru.com4 weeks ago
Green Times South Africa

African farmers sold out by secret deal on plant variety protection

The eighteen countries that signed the Arusha protocol of new variety of plants were Botswana, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, United Republic ...
 Green Times South Africa1 month ago ARIPO sold out African Farmers, sealed Secret Deal on Plant Variety Protection  Lusaka Times1 month ago

Pathways of Transition to Agroecological Food Systems

A new report by leading sustainability experts has reaffirmed the case for a paradigm shift from industrial agriculture to diversified agroecological systems fundamental to which is a call for redistributing power back into the hands of those who ...
 Resilience1 month ago Food Security: Are we ready for a change?  ActionAid USA1 month ago

EUParliament: stop 'aid' funding billions to agribusiness in Africa

7th June 2016 The European Parliament today voted overwhelmingly to accept a highly critical report by the EU Development Committee on the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition (NAFSN) that calls on the EU and its member states to cease ...
 Ecologist1 month ago EU Parliament: stop aid funding billions to agribusiness in Africa  Tralac1 month ago

Regenerative agriculture: Restoring food security, health, ecological balance and prosperity

The featured film, "The Lessons of the Loess Plateau" by John D. Liu reveals the pitfalls of agriculture. Yet it gives hope for the future — if we take the correct route. Man has done great damage to the environment with our short-sighted vision ...
 Sott.net1 month ago What Massive Land Rehabilitation Project Teaches Us About Ecological Health, Poverty and Our Prospects for the Future  Before It's News1 month ago

GMO crops: Battling for the soul of Nigeria

The controversy about the good and the bad sides of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), has raged on for years with different stakeholders fighting to protect their respective interests. JOHN OBA, writes. It is certain that there are various ...
 Blueprint.ng1 month ago

New GE report misses its own point

Last week, the National Academies of Science (NAS) attracted much media attention with the release of its new report , "Genetically Engineered Crops: Experiences and Prospects." The report assessed a range of health, environmental, social and ...
 Pesticide Action Network2 months ago

Big Ag Is the Biggest Obstacle to Global Food Security: Here's What Can Turn It Around

Organic agriculture is the only way to ensure that all people have access to sufficient, healthful food. KANCHIPURAM- TAMIL NADU-INDIA-DEC 02 : Unidentified group of women transplanted rice shoots they plant the new crop in the rice paddy, ...
 AlterNet.org2 months ago

Statement of international solidarity with Venezuela's seed law

| Other publications On 23 December 2015, Venezuela's national assembly passed a new seed law banning the import, production and planting of GMO seeds and protecting the production and free exchange of seed varieties of Venezuela's farming ...
 GRAIN.org2 months ago
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