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Mozambique Agriculture Plan Could Displace 100,000 Farmers: Activists
World  (tags: Mozambique, agriculture, leaked agriculture plan, dams )

Judy
- 556 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The leaked secret plan would displace 100,000 people. The proposal involves two hydro electric dams along with agriculture plans, is currently waiting approval from the Council of Ministers
Agritech Israel 2015
World  (tags: israel, agriculture, exhibition, innovations )

Hilary
- 593 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.
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
- 698 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
- 742 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
- 786 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.
Guatemala Strikes Down 'Monsanto Law'
World  (tags: gmos, environmental concerns, agriculture )

Stephen
- 817 days ago - telesurtv.net
In a close vote, Guatemala's Congress rejects genetically modified seeds in country's agricultural development.
'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
- 913 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
- 917 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
- 1533 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
- 1572 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
- 1593 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
- 1746 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.
Another Food Crisis Looming in Africa: Nearly 5 Million South Sudanese Lacking Food
World  (tags: South Sudan, world, Refugees&Relief, food crisis, agriculture, drought, politics, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news )

Cal
- 1759 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Program (WFP) have warned that South Sudan is facing a food crisis and that immediate action is needed to stave off a disaster.
Pepper: How Our Favourite Spice Is Tainted By a Deadly Legacy
World  (tags: agriculture, poverty, despair, economy, exploitation, world, politics, society, interesting, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news )

Cal
- 1772 days ago - theecologist.org
From India to Indonesia pepper farmers are increasingly vulnerable to harvest failures, food price crashes and price fixing
Our Seeds - a Video That Warns of the Threat Commercial Seeds Pose to Pacific Islander Food Security | Act Now!
World  (tags: PNG, Papua New Guinea, environment, foreign interests, environmental damage, illegal, agriculture, despair, hybrids, pesticides, synthetic fertilisers, traditional farming, food )

Jenny
- 1856 days ago - actnowpng.org
Seeds Blong Yumi - a documentary that celebrates traditional food plants, stresses the importance of maintaining traditional farming practices, addresses the problems of globalised food based on hybrids that require pesticides and synthetic fertilisers
 

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