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British aid is helping agribusiness carve up Africa

Instead of lifting people out of poverty, the government is lining the pockets of ruthless global corporations, explains Miriam Ross.

Filed in: Corporations Food

Tackling food waste, one big picnic at a time

Thanks to grassroots action, corporations are being encouraged to divert edible excess from bins to bellies. Jemma Crew reports.

Filed in: Climate Change Food Waste

Beneath the tide, a different sort of harvest

Filmmaker Kat Zoula visits the seaweed farmers of Zanzibar.

Filed in: Agriculture Environment Oceans Tanzania Work

Free the seafood slaves

Migrant workers are still being violently abused in the Thai fishing industry, reports Steve Trent.

Filed in: Fishing Slavery Thailand

Defending people’s milk in India

A vibrant network of small producers and milk co-operatives is threatened by free trade agreements and liberalized investment policies.

Filed in: Agriculture Corporations India Trade

Sri Lankan farmers resist new seed law

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya on the fight to safeguard biodiversity and the rural economy.

Filed in: Agriculture Corporations Sri Lanka

EU takes historic step to stop banks betting on hunger

But there is still work to be done, says Miriam Ross.

Filed in: Europe Finance Food

The great Monsanto food prize fiasco

Yes, Monsanto actually won the ‘World Food Prize’. Mark Engler picks over the scandal that ensued.

Filed in: Agriculture Corporations United States

Food should be used to fill people, not cars

MEPs ignore voters and the world’s poor in biofuels vote, as Lucy Hurn explains.

Filed in: Energy Environment Food Sustainability

‘Seeds of change’ in the struggle against global hunger

Our global food production system is broken. Kepa Artaraz on resistance to growing corporate domination.

Filed in: Agriculture Food Trade

Fracked-off farmers unite with activists

The endorsement of the agricultural lobby could provoke a mass movement against fracking in Ireland and Northern Ireland, writes Adam McGibbon.

Filed in: Activism Agriculture Environment Ireland Northern Ireland Politics

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