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Food Sovereignty

Filed in: Agriculture Food

  • January 5, 2003
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Tainted Tortillas

Filed in: Agriculture Food Mexico

  • January 5, 2003
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The new peasants’ revolt

Katharine Ainger takes issue with a model of agriculture that’s turning small farmers from stewards of the land into servants.

Filed in: Agriculture

Tainted tortillas

Maize in Mexico has been contaminated by genetically modified organisms. Tania Molina Ramírez reports on a scandal – and what the ‘people of maize’ are doing about it.

Filed in: Food Mexico

Cutting the wire

The Landless Movement (MST) in Brazil came to prominence by occupying land. Now, reports Sue Branford, the movement’s getting serious about sustainable farming, too.

Filed in: Agriculture Brazil

Robin Hood in reverse

The 2002 Farm Bill pumps a $250-billion subsidy into big farming business in the US. The losers, says Anuradha Mittal, are almost everyone else.

Filed in: Agriculture United States

The market and the monsoon

In a special report from the state of Andhra Pradesh in India, Katharine Ainger looks through the dust and the desperation at Vision 2020 – a plan to remove 20 million people from their land.

Filed in: Food India

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