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Obama Administration Seeks to Overhaul International Food Aid
World  (tags: world, usa, UnitedNations, unitednations, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, conflict, ethics, GoodNews, goodnews, HumanRights, government, middle-east, children, farming, business, corruption, corporate, money, socie )

- 962 days ago -
The administration is proposing that the government buy food in developing countries instead of shipping food from American farmers overseas, a process that typically takes months.The proposed change to the international food aid program is expected to s
A New Take on Land Reform in Zimbabwe
World  (tags: farming, ethics, violence, world, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, freedoms, humanrights, government, society )

- 1022 days ago -
More than 10 years after the chaotic & often violent farm invasions that accompanied Zimbabwe's fast-track land reform programme, a new book argues that the redistribution programme has dramatically improved the lives of thousands of smallholder farmers
Hunger & Food Security -- Video and Petition ** Please Sign**
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', farming, Food, humans, sustianable, world )

- 1129 days ago -
How can we feed the world--today and tomorrow? The biggest players in the food industry--from pesticide pushers to fertilizer makers to food processors and manufacturers--spend billions of dollars every year not selling food -->
Scientists: No to Genetically Modified Crops, Yes to Paradigm Shift
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, farming, food, India, politics )

- 1158 days ago -
A group of scientists said that ecological farming and a shift towards a holistic paradigm, not genetically modified (GM) crops, are the answer for India's future agricultural needs.
G8 Gets Behind Biofortified Crops
World  (tags: hunger, G8, biofortification, farming, world, no gmo )

- 1272 days ago -
With 2 billion people worldwide suffering from a lack of essential nutrients, the G8's commitment to biofortified crops is a major step in accelerating efforts to reach those in need.
Fighting Hunger With Ancient Genetic Engineering Techniques - GMO's Say Bad Idea
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, conflict, corruption, ethics, Farming, freedoms, fighting GMO's, society, world-hunger )

- 1273 days ago -
in 1994 Howarth Bouis stood before potential donors at a conference in Maryland and unveiled his plan for combating malnutrition in the developing world. Bouis, an economist at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), envisioned-->
GMO's Move Out
World  (tags: BASF, GMOs, world, Europe, Good News, green, farming )

- 1396 days ago -
This week BASF announced that it is moving its GMOs out of Europe. Will the English-speaking media lose its nerve and write about it? Based on past experience, my wager goes to the habitual policy of silence, and I expect that the news will continue all
...Corporate Takeover of Food Production | (Truthout)
World  (tags: humanrights, corporate, farming, food, laws, freedoms )

- 1633 days ago -
" are losing their independence and become "extensions" in the field for the biotech corporations the world over,[9] as IPR clauses in the contracts between them and the farmer forbid the farmer to save and replant their seeds. "
Crushed By Debt & Neoliberal Reforms, Indian Farmers Commit Suicide at Staggering Rate - Human Rights Crisis of Epic Proportions
World  (tags: India, farming, suicide epidemic, govt, failure, debt relief, irrigation, CashCrops, GMO, Bt cotton, neoliberal reform, globalization, report: Every 30 Minutes:, Farmer Suicides, Human Rights, Agrarian Crisis, CenterforHumanRights&GlobalJustice )

- 1659 days ago -
250,000 Indian farmers've committed suicide in last 16 yrs: average of 1 suicide every 30". Economic liberalization removed farm subsidies & opened Indian agriculture to global market. Small farmers trapped in cycle of insurmountable debt, desperation
In India - Annul Pact With Monstanto, Demand Farmers' Groups
World  (tags: corruption, ethics, farming, freedoms, genetic engineering, GMO crops, government, Human Rights, India, Monsanto, news )

- 1757 days ago -
Farmer groups here on Wednesday called upon an expert committee appointed by the Rajasthan Government to recommend annulment of a controversial agreement signed with the US-based multinational biotechnology company Monstanto in July last year for...
I Support NOAH Uganda/No to GMO Maize Testing
World  (tags: abuse, culture, dishonesty, environment, ethics, family, health, rights, society, women, africa, world, farming, GMO, Monsanto )

- 1848 days ago -
The most alarming report out of Uganda in recent days is the proposed genetically modified testing of maize by Monsanto. To date, neither the Uganda Ministry of Agriculture nor the government of Uganda has responded to this report.
Fair Trade Basics: Your Money Speaks
World  (tags: Fair Trade, Refugees, Help, Organic, Consumer, Fair wages, simple, easy, global southconsumers, business, farming, labor, marketing, SustainableDevelopment, wal-mart, economy, clothing, greenproducts, shopping, Sustainabililty, sustainable, humans, hemp )

- 1929 days ago -
You have power as a consumer. Buying Fair Trade means the people who made your products receive fair wages. Did you know Fair Trade can help refugees, too? You can make a difference in the lives of workers in the Global South by simply...
ANGOLA: Small Scale Farmers Battle to Stay Alive
World  (tags: world, agriculture, farming, government, africa, freedoms, news, society, politics )

- 2044 days ago -
The country's great oil wealth is no help to the small scale farmers who work the land there.
Amid Droughts and Failed Crops, a Cycle of Poverty Worsens
World  (tags: Drought, poverty, India, farming )

- 2185 days ago -
India has long been plagued by unscrupulous moneylenders who exploit impoverished farmers. But with crops failing more frequently, farmers are left even more desperate and vulnerable.

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