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GM foods: Health concerns brew amid global debate

S urvival is the foundation upon which human life is based. Constant researches have afforded man the ability to optimize his chances in his environment. Interestingly, the field of biotechnology has formed a meeting point when nature in its need ... Business Day Nigeria, 3 weeks ago
PR Watch

Feeding Hawai'i, a Special Report

Can the Aloha State transition to growing enough food to sustain its population using small-scale, agroecology practices? - by Maureen Nandini Mitra For Chris Kobayashi and her husband, Dimi Rivera, it all started with Japanese cucumbers. "In ...
 PR Watch4 weeks ago

Minister, stakeholders disagree over genetically modified foods

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina recently, on the ministry's website responded to an article in The Guardian written by Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour on Monsanto, Genetically Modified Foods and why Nigerians should be ...
 The Guardian Nigeria4 weeks ago

The 2014 World Food Prize: Onward to the Glorious Past

On June 18th Secretary of State John Kerry announced that plant breeder Sanjaya Rajaram would be the 2014 winner of the World Food Prize . During his 40-year career at CIMMYT and ICARDA (Green Revolution research centers), Dr. Rajaram developed ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago

MDGs not achievable by 2015

iscussions have begun about setting up a Post 2015 Development Agenda. Year 2015 is important, since the Millium Development Goals (MDGs) were to be achieved by 2015. We have almost completed this period now. The results of MDGs efforts are visible.
 Daily Mirror Sri Lanka1 month ago
RINF.com

Criminalising Dissent

Countercurrents.org Before being voted out of office this year, the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance administration sanctioned open- field trials of 200 GM food crops in India . Monsanto's shares rocketed as a result (1). This decision ...
 Counter Currents1 month ago Criminalising Dissent against GMOs and Monsanto  RINF.com1 month ago Criminalising Dissent in India against GMOs and Monsanto  Global Research1 month ago
Grist Magazine

Could small, biodiverse farms help Hawaii grow enough food to feed itself?

Ian Umeda Chris Kobayashi (right), her husband Dimi Rivera (extreme left), and a friend harvest taro on their 10-acre farm on Kauai. Kobayashi says transitioning to small-scale, agroeological farms will be a lot of hard work, but will lead to a ...
 Grist Magazine1 month ago
Resilience

Hungry for land: small farmers feed the world with less than a quarter of all farmland

Food & Water | TODAY It is commonly heard today that small farmers produce most of the world's food. But how many of us realise that they are doing this with less than a quarter of the world's farmland, and that even this meagre share is shrinking ...
 Resilience1 month ago

Montpellier, 1-3 June 2014

International Encounters: 'Family Farming and Research' Over the course of two days, Montpellier will welcome more than 250 major actors in the fields of agriculture and rural life. Farmers, leaders of rural peoples' organisations and NGOs, policy ...
 Fresh Plaza2 months ago
Inter Press Service

Agroecology Movement Addresses Challenges of Food Security

Agroecology Movement Addresses Challenges of Food Security The article below was published in South-North Development Monitor (SUNS) # 7811, 26May2014. We thank SUNS and IPS for permission to ...
 Third World Network2 months ago
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