The Institute for Food and Development Policy/Food First analyzes the root causes of global hunger, poverty, and ecological degradation and develops solutions in partnership with movements working for social change.
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Report by the GM-Free Brazil Campaign
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 1, 2013
About 80 people from different countries of the Americas, Asia and Europe gathered last week in Curitiba to take stock of the impact of the 10 years of the legalization of transgenic crops in Brazil. At the end of the meeting participants proposed a series of alternatives and joint actions and came out with a expanded and strengthened network.
Demand Your Right to Know What's in Your Food.
Why should we all care? Because if Initiative 522 passes in Washington State we are likely to have labeling throughout the United States. Monsanto and big food are fighting hard with a very expensive disinformation campaign. Don't be fooled.
This sturdy 100% cotton canvas tote bag is an ample 15x16 inches. The original art print is designed by Leonor Hurtado. Great for carrying sustainably- grown veggies or Food First books! This sturdy tote bag will give you years of use. And you can feel good knowing you are helping to share the Food First message of "Ending the Injustices that Cause Hunger."
You can order this tote bag as a unique gift for friends and family members for just $10.
Filmmaker, Louie Schwartzberg has spent a lifetime filming time lapsed photos of flowers and the birds, butterflies, bees and bats that ensure the survival of both those flowers and our human species. One third of the food we eat requires animal and insect pollinators traveling from plant to plant in order to produce and reproduce.
'Nature had invented reproduction as mechanism for life to move forward as a life force that passes right through us and makes us a link in the evolution of life.' – Louie Schwartsberg
Call for paper submissions on Productivism, agroecology, and the challenge of feeding the world: critical perspectives
Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference on Nature and Society (DOPE) will be held in Lexington, KY from February 26-March 1, 2014.
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