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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In the spotlight
Disturbing evidence has come to light which suggests that US taxpayer dollars are being used through foreign assistance programs to subsidize the export of genetically engineered (GE) foods to the Third World and to finance GE research. This raises very serious ethical questions about our foreign aid dollars.
BIO 2004 is not a scientific conference, it is a business conference. This is where, if you were so inclined, you would seek expert advice from industry pioneers, meet industry giants and get the big picture from biotech's visionaries. This is where you go to network with thousands of industry others, and to gain exposure to thousands of would-be partners and financers. In short, this is the place to be in biotech.
Carly Fiorina, World Bank president?
That's the buzz in the business world after a published report said the ousted chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard may be on the short list of possible candidates for the prestigious post.
Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy was founded in 1975 by Frances Moore Lappe and Joseph Collins. We do research on the root causes of hunger, and publish a wide range of materials used by activists, professors, the media and our members.
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In the Media
- 12/08/2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
- 12/15/2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
- 12/18/2013 - 7:00pm