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Feast and famine

With the Christmas parties and New Year feasting that's featuring in many millions of homes this week, the Radio New Internationalist team wants to get it's teeth into some of the interviews that we've done during 2007 about the food we're finding on our dinner tables: Angus Calder - a company director in search of more efficient agriculture - takes us through the problems that threaten our food supplies. As rising populations face falling levels of both water and agriculture land, he…

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Permaculture

For a while now, when asked about the NI magazine topic I’ll betackling next, I’ve had to say: ‘permaculture.’ Invariably asked whatthat is, I’ve had to say: ‘I have no idea.’ Extreme hairdressing? Thelifestyle of Siberia?So how come I am starting to put together a magazine aboutpermaculture? Here I enter Donald Rumsfeld territory.…

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Our daily bread - and our trespasses

The spiraling world food grains crisis has been a long time coming.There have been warnings aplenty, but they didn't really grab theheadlines. The two things that seem to have caught the world'sattention are rising prices (ie food seen in monetary terms) and the social unrest of riots.…

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Fracked-off farmers unite with activists

The endorsement of the agricultural lobby could provoke a mass movement against fracking in Ireland and Northern Ireland, writes Adam McGibbon.…

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Go cold turkey this Christmas: cut out the meat!

Chris Grezo on why the traditional festive meal should leave a bitter taste in your mouth.…

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Chicken à la injection

Wild stories fly around about chicken farming but the reality remains less than wholesome, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

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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.…

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Bangalore’s urban agriculture boom

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

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Beneath the tide, a different sort of harvest

Filmmaker Kat Zoula visits the seaweed farmers of Zanzibar.…

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India’s forgotten cotton-picking children

Mari Marcel Thekaekara shines a spotlight on the underreported problem of child labour.…

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