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SOS Dairy: British farmers against throwaway prices

As producers discuss the next steps of their fairer trade campaign, Amy Hall looks at the wider context of food sovereignty.

Filed in: Agriculture Fair Trade Food United Kingdom

India’s modernity onslaught

Mari Marcel Thekaekara laments the remorseless rejection of traditional ways as India rushes towards its brave new future.

Filed in: Agriculture India Poverty

Rio+20: The Great Greenwashers

The UN Earth summit will take place June 20-22. Here’s introducing some of the worst environmental truth spinners trying to hijack the agenda.

Filed in: Agriculture Brazil Climate Change Finance Oil Sustainability

Introducing... The Eight Great Greenwashers

Ahead of the Rio +20 Earth Summit, Danny Chivers exposes the canny, crafty and plain deceitful claims of corporations co-opting ‘sustainability’

Filed in: Agriculture Corporations Environment Mining Oil

Rothamsted GM trial: cow genes on toast, anyone?

The battle for hearts and minds is in full swing as the clock ticks down on a mass anti-GM action planned for later this month.

Filed in: Agriculture United Kingdom

Hunger and the 0.7% aid debate

Poor people need aid but it needs to be targeted and the structures that perpetuate global inequality must also be tackled, says Natasha Adams.

Filed in: Africa Development (Aid) Food Hunger NGOs Poverty United Kingdom

The race to beat the West Africa food crisis

More than 13 million people are at risk of hunger in the Sahel. Jack Craze reports on reactions and reasons why.

Filed in: Disasters Food Mali

Barclays wins ‘shame’ award

Barclays gets the recognition it deserves for making millions from speculating on food prices.

Filed in: Finance Food

Banking on hunger: shame on you, Barclays!

Vote now to register your anger at the bank’s aggressive expansion into food speculation.

Filed in: Finance Food

Rare victory for Western Sahara

Chris Brazier reports on the European Parliament’s decision to cancel its fishing deal with Morocco.

Filed in: European Union Fishing Morocco Western Sahara

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