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Agritech Israel 2015
World  (tags: israel, agriculture, exhibition, innovations )

Hilary
- 5 days ago - haifadiarist.blogspot.co.il
The 19th International Agricultural Technology Exhibition, one of the world's most important exhibitions in the field of agricultural technologies will be held in Israel during April 28âEUR"30, 2015.
Genetically Modified Food in China: Time to Reap What Scientists Sow?
World  (tags: China, Biotechnology, Competitiveness, GM Crops, Rice, Research, Development, Agriculture )

Brian
- 36 days ago - scmp.com
"Agricultural biotechnology is one of the few technologies in which China is on an equal footing with the world's best," said Yan, who works at the university's laboratory of crop genetic improvement, a key GMO research facility designated by the gov't.
The Russians Prove Small Scale Organic CAN Feed the World - See More at: Http://Naturalsociety.Com/Russ ians-Prove-Small-Scale-or
World  (tags: agriculture, farming, food, organic, farms, crops )

Freya
- 110 days ago - naturalsociety.com
A recent report from Agro-ecology and the Right to Food says that organic and sustainable small-scale farming could double food production in the parts of the world where hunger is the biggest issue.
Your Support Urgently Needed: The FDA Continues to Ignore Tribal Governments ACTION
World  (tags: American Indians, indigenous rights, government, water standards, agriculture, FDA, corruption, human rights )

Nancy
- 154 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
FDA has been repeatedly reminded of the obligation for tribal consultation not only by tribes themselves, but also by national organizations like the National Congress of American Indians and First Nations Development Institute.
Farmers Fight Coca-Cola as India's Groundwater Dries Up
World  (tags: India, water, water use, agriculture, wells, Coca-cola, farmers, groundwater, aquifer depletion )

Judy
- 197 days ago - bloomberg.com
Savitri Rai winces as she recounts how police beat her when she protested against groundwater extraction at a Coca-Cola Co. plant near her farm in India. A decade later, she said her water supplies keep dwindling.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Policy Makers: Support Young Farmers Around the Globe! PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: TAKE ACTION, Int'l Year Of Family Farming, Agriculture, Young Famers, PLEASE SIGN )

Brian
- 211 days ago - takepart.com
"2014 is the International Year of Family Farming, and we must do more to help support family farmers--especially young farmers. Tell government officials: Young and new farmers need government support to nourish future generations!"
Guatemala Strikes Down 'Monsanto Law'
World  (tags: gmos, environmental concerns, agriculture )

Stephen
- 229 days ago - telesurtv.net
In a close vote, Guatemala's Congress rejects genetically modified seeds in country's agricultural development.
Fields of Gold ... or Plains of Ruin? The Debate Over Genetically Modified Seeds in Alberta Rages on
World  (tags: Canada, Alberta, GMO, Genetic Modification, Agriculture, Popular Resistance )

Brian
- 312 days ago - edmontonjournal.com
"Genetic modification has been a polarizing issue since genetically modified seeds were first approved and planted in Canada in the mid-1990s."
'Land Reform in Reverse' - Land Grabs Are Increasing World Hunger
World  (tags: land grab, world hunger, farmers, agriculture, land, world, politics, society, government, ethics )

Cal
- 325 days ago - theecologist.org
Small farmers are losing out as the world's farmland is becoming concentrated in ever fewer hands - and food security is suffering as a consequence
Small Farmers' Loss of Land Increases World Hunger - Inter Press Service
World  (tags: africa, land grabs, small farmers, hunger, agriculture, Land reform )

Naoko
- 328 days ago - ipsnews.net
Small farmers - like Ndomi Magareth, planting beans here on her land in Cameroon - "are losing land at a tremendous rate. It's a land reform movement in reverse," says GRAIN's Henk Hobbelink. Credit: Monde Kingsley Nfor/IPS
Second Chance For An African Green Revolution
World  (tags: africa, world, politics, hunger, agriculture, food, health, news )

Cal
- 945 days ago - ipsnews.net
As the world searches desperately for ways to boost food production by at least 70 percent by 2050 to feed an increasingly hungry planet, many are looking to Africa as the place where a large part of this potential can be realised, mainly for its huge po
PAPUA NEW GUINEA: From the Field to the Rubbish Heap
World  (tags: Papua New Guinea, agriculture, economy, world, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics )

Cal
- 984 days ago - ipsnews.net
Agriculture provides a livelihood to the majority of the population in Papua New Guinea, a developing island nation of approximately seven million in the south west Pacific. However, the loss and waste of an estimated half of all fresh produce between ha
Deck Stacked Against Women's Land Rights in Asia
World  (tags: world, women's rights, agriculture, economy, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, freedoms )

Cal
- 1005 days ago - ipsnews.net
Women across Asia are being shut out from prosperous forestland because of a paradigm geared towards male ownership, according to a new report by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI), an environmental non-governmental organisation.
Organic Farmers to Monsanto: We Don't Want Your Seeds Anyway!
World  (tags: genetically-modified, GMOs, Monsanto, health, farmers, agriculture, interesting, ethics, corruption, humans )

Elena
- 1158 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
In a lawsuit against lawsuits, a coalition of organic farmers and farms are trying to curtail a giant agribusiness's practice of suing them for patent violations that the farmers claim are completely unintentional.
 

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