New Internationalist

Agriculture

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Feeding the world, one tidy profit at a time

Jack Dutton doubts that the corporate sponsors of a recent conference on world hunger have the public’s best interests at heart.

Filed in: Agriculture

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

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

‘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

G8 hunger summit provokes protest and praise

Amy Hall joins the London climax of the IF campaign and finds herself musing the age old question – can you change the system from within?

Filed in: Activism Africa Agriculture Development Development (Aid) Food NGOs Politics Poverty Trade United Kingdom

Mexico resists Monsanto corn

Jen Wilton and Liam Barrington-Bush report from Oaxaca on a visit from Indian ‘seed activist’ Vandana Shiva.

Filed in: Agriculture Food Mexico

Sup with the devil

Mozambican smallholders thought they could do a deal with agribusiness. Hazel Healy reports on how transnational OLAM treated its so-called partners.

Filed in: Agriculture Corporations Land Mozambique

Join the bee buzz, David Cameron

The European insecticide ban is a forward-thinking step. Sandra Bell calls for support from Britain’s government.

Filed in: Agriculture Animals Environment Europe European Union Pesticides Politics United Kingdom

Time to slash Europe’s land footprint

As the need grows for Europe to use more of the Earth than it has between its borders, Ian Fitzpatrick argues its consumption must be measured.

Filed in: Agriculture Europe Food Land

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