Food First Policy Brief No. 12
Ten Reasons Why the Rockefeller and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations’ Alliance for Another Green Revolution Will Not Solve the Problems of Poverty and Hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa
By Eric Holt-Gimenez, Ph.D., Miguel A. Altieri, Ph.D., and Peter Rosset, Ph.D.
Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy
A Local Revolution
by Ingrid Evjen-Elias
In the third installment of the Postcards from the Heartland series, Food First intern Ingrid Evjen-Elias chronicles what she learned during her 500-mile bike trip through the American Midwest about the troubles facing small farmers and their innovation.
FAO, Action Aid Join Efforts to Halt Import Surges
Originally published in the Ghanaian Chronicle (Accra) and on AllAfrica.com
Racheal O. Amakye
As part of efforts to halt the phenomenon of import surge of agricultural products in the country, the Food and Agriculture Organization ( FAO) is collaborating with Action Aid International to undertake studies on import surges.
Making the Links radio has made available the audio recording of David Suzuki's keynote address at the 35th annual National Farmers Union Convention held in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
In this lecture Suzuki cuts through the myths and misinformation about Biotechnology. He presents a clear and coherent picture of the risks involved in introducing these organisms into the environment and their implications for building a sustainable world.
The lecture is presented in 2 parts and can be downloaded here:
by Kirsten Schwind and Hollace Poole-Kavana
Originally published on June 21, 2005 on CommonDreams.org
Action Alert: Black Farmers' Fight For Justice: Plowed Over Again
July 22, 2004
For more information, read The Last Plantation - our Backgrounder on this issue
Click here to view a detailed map of the route.
By Ingrid Evjen-Elias*
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