New Internationalist

Food

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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

Bangalore’s urban agriculture boom

Mari Marcel Thekaekara on how Bangaloreans, fed up with soaring vegetable prices, are growing their own organic food.

Filed in: Agriculture India

The food rush

Maize and wheat are hot assets, right up there with gold. But since investors piled into food markets, the poorest can no longer afford to eat. Hazel Healy gets to grips with the commodity speculators.

Filed in: Agriculture Finance

Meet the food speculators

Who is making a profit from food?

Filed in: Agriculture Finance Hunger

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