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Food Empires Creating Agricultural Crisis
World  (tags: agricultural crisis, food crisis, imperial food regime, Dutch professor, Jan-Douwe van der Ploeg, FAO, rural sociology, farmers, struggle, congromerates, Nestle, Cargill, Ahold, consumers, food empire, control )

- 3137 days ago -
Forget speculators, forget biofuel farmers. The real cause behind the permanent food and agricultural crisis is the imperial food regime, squeezing money money out of agriculture, a Dutch professor says.
UN Anti-Hunger Petition Has 250,000 Signatures and Counting
World  (tags: unitednations, hunger, end hunger, governments, petition, 1 million, goal, 250000, urge, FAO, campaign, video, signatures )

- 3212 days ago -
3 August 2010 - A United Nations-drafted petition that aims to encourage governments to make the elimination of hunger their priority has so far been signed by more than 250,000 people and is on track to achieve its goal of a million by the end of
New Threat To World Food Supply - Will Wheat-Killer Fungus Be Used To Spread GMO Wheat? By F. William Engdahl
World  (tags: Agriculture, wheat, wheat-killer fungus, stem rust, Ug99, Africa, Pakistan, British New Scientist magazine, FAO, biofuel industry, world food supply, rise in cereal prices, USDA's Agricultural Research Service )

- 4049 days ago -
Spread of deadly virus, stem rust, against which no effective fungicide exists, comes as world grain stocks reach lowest in 40 yrs & govt subsidized bio-ethanol production, esp in USA, Brazil & EU are taking land out of food production at alarming rates
GLOBAL: Eat Local Produce, Help Farmers, Says FAO
World  (tags: UnitedNations, food, FAO, agricultural production, warning, prevention, politics )

- 4056 days ago -
JOHANNESBURG, 11 April 2008 (IRIN Africa) - Rely more on local produce to cut food import bills and provide subsidised inputs to boost production, advised the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) as it announced measures to help poor cou

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