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Suicide – the only way out of debt?

Leah Borromeo reports on the tragic plight of India’s cotton farmers.

Filed in: Agriculture India Trade

My dirty secret

Wayne Roberts looks at how food and water issues mix in an era of drought.

Filed in: Drought Food Water

In praise of Honduras' forest gardens

Wayne Roberts visits a backyard forest that combats climate change while offering an abundance of food.

Filed in: Agriculture Climate Change Food Honduras United States

No water, no crops: how this year’s North American drought will impact you

Our governments need to wake up to the new reality of food insecurity, says Wayne Roberts

Filed in: Agriculture Food North America

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

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