Who is making a profit from food?
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Wild stories fly around about chicken farming but the reality remains less than wholesome, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.
Slum dwellers are using urban agriculture as a buffer to market shocks, report Danielle Nierenberg and Jessie Chang.
As protestors gear up to occupy financial centres across the globe, Deborah Doane calls on world leaders to limit high-finance’s meddling in agricultural markets.
Can fuel crops ever be sustainable? Danny Chivers gives us the lowdown.
From wood to algae, biofuels have been around for years. But they’re not necessarily all they’re cracked up to be. Danny Chivers has the low-down.
‘Barefoot beekeepers’ adopt an alternative approach to safeguarding the threatened bee population.
Trade unions improve conditions for African flower workers
Jaideep Hardikar travels to the bottom of the social scale, and the women of rural south India, to discover where knowledge and wisdom about seeds are still to be found.
The world’s seed markets are being gobbled up by ‘life-science’ corporations – but peasant farmers still feed the world. David Ransom reports.
Anti-Muslim fervour is rife – yet is being ignored by the authorities, says Lewis Garland.
Mari Marcel Thekaekara congratulates the country’s Dalit community on finally winning legal protection against discrimination.
‘The Wicked Witch is dead’ but although he’s celebrating, Alan Hughes urges us to fight on against everything she stood for.
Argument: Is it time to ditch the pursuit of economic growth?
As Mother’s Day approaches in India, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on how motherhood has changed along with the online communication boom.