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Darigold Worker Denied Time Off for Family Emergency ACTION
World  (tags: Darigold, abuse, business, corporate, money, ethics, farming, human rights )

Nancy
- 43 days ago - action.ufw.org
Working at a dairy is hard work, even under good circumstances. But as we've shared with you, conditions at too many Darigold dairies are hardly ideal. Reported animal abuse, workplace injuries, no access to drinking water make the day in, day out grind-
4 Calamities Destroying America's Economy Being Ignored By Elites
World  (tags: economy, crisis, crises, automation, globalization, farming, environmental degradation )

Freya
- 87 days ago - alternet.org
The world's current economic and political structures are proving incapable of fixing the global crisis of poverty, unemployment, and dislocation from a viable way of life for the majority of the world's population.
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 )

JL
- 593 days ago - nytimes.com
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 )

JL
- 652 days ago - irinnews.org
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 )

Kit
- 759 days ago - foodmyths.org
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 )

Kit
- 788 days ago - commondreams.org
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 )

Nancy
- 903 days ago - harvestplus.org
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 )

Kit
- 903 days ago - discovermagazine.com
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 )

Nancy
- 1027 days ago - counterpunch.org
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 )

Amena
- 1264 days ago - truth-out.org
"...farmers 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 )

LucyKalei
- 1290 days ago - democracynow.org
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 )

Kathy
- 1387 days ago - thehindu.com
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 )

Kathy
- 1479 days ago - ipetitions.com
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 )

Em
- 1559 days ago - hubpages.com
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...
 

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