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End of Milk quota: The Greens call for a more balanced approac...

[] [] 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 EFA, 2 days 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 week 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 week 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 Africa2 weeks 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 Australia1 month 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.com1 month ago Food Safety and the Pro-GMO Lobby: Anti-science and a Politically Motivated Agenda  Global Research1 month ago

Look out Hawaii, here come da pro-GMO judge!

If you had any doubt about the boldfaced sham that "democracy" is, that doubt should be completely alleviated now. The people in Hawaii County voted that they did not want GMOs. addition to banning any new GMO crops. The bill forbids any ...
 Sott.net2 months ago

Menace on the Menu: The Globalization of Servitude

In his book The World Economy: A Millennial Perspective, economist Angus Maddison noted that India was the richest country in the world and had controlled a third of global wealth until the 17th century [1].Political unity and military security ...
 RINF.com2 months ago Menace On The Menu: Development And the Globalization of Servitude  Counter Currents2 months ago
Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy

Agroecology and Advocacy:...

Executive Summary Rising food prices, increasing climate instability and food riots have sparked profound political changes around the world and put agriculture high on the international agenda. What kind of agriculture is best suited to respond ...
 Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy2 months ago
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