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‘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.
In many African societies seed preservation was once an almost sacred duty. Isaiah Esipisu explains why it is becoming vital again.
‘If the transition to Obama is to become the end of an era as well as the end of an error,’ says food and agriculture activist and author Wayne Roberts, then ‘the legacy of Bill Clinton as well as George Bush will need to be overcome.’
Lorena Luo in Beijing debunks the idea of a New Green Revolution.
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The relationship between English aristocrats and impoverished Indian farmers is all too evident to Rahul Rao.
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