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In the spotlight
Jan Douwe van der Ploeg speaks at a conference in September 2013 organized by the Yale University Agrarian Studies Program and The Journal of Peasant Studies in collaboration with Food First, Initiatives in Critical Agrarian Studies/International Institute of Social Studies (The Hague), Transnational Institute (Amsterdam), the Yale Sustainable Food Project, and Yale South Asian Studies, with support from Kempf Fund.
This Feb 2014 French study reveals shocking results.
Major Pesticides Are More Toxic to Human Cells Than Their Declared Active Principles
Robin Mesnage,1 Nicolas Defarge,1 Joël Spiroux de Vendômois,2 and Gilles-Eric Séralini1
1University of Caen, Institute of Biology, CRIIGEN and Network on Risks, Quality and Sustainable Environment MRSH-CNRS, Esplanade de la Paix, 14032 Caen Cedex, France
2CRIIGEN, 40 rue Monceau, 75008 Paris, France
This Saturday, 3-6 P.M. Pacific time we'll get a chance to hear from people's movements in the Asia Pacific about resistance to the TPP and the U.S. military pivot to Asia. Register for the teach-in today!
Jos้ Graziano da Silva
Al-Ahram Weekly, 6 Feb 2014
This year is the International Year of Family Farming, highlighting the role that family farmers play in eradicating hunger and conserving natural resources, writes Jos้ Graziano da Silva, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).
Every era has its challenges. And each challenge demands specific responses.
Bina Agarwal is Professor of Development Economics and Environment at the University of Manchester, UK. Until recently she was Director of the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi University. She is also President of the International Society for Ecological Economics.
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