Issues / Food & Farm
Think the current global food crisis is something new? Just ask the North Koreans.
South Korean concerns over American beef imports are legitimate.
The World Bank and the IMF are the real culprits behind the current food crisis, argues columnist Walden Bello.
In the growing global food crisis, biotech companies are acting as climate profiteers.
Washington is using new free trade agreements to push U.S. food--and food safety standards--down the throats of other countries.
Burma's military regime should be encouraged for taking a few positive steps, yet there's another side of the story.
The Washington Consensus is dead. Here's what needs to take its place.
What's wrong with "biofuels"? Here's the answer.
Kofi Annan and the Bill Gates want to bring the Green Revolution to Africa. Will this herald a new age for African agriculture or the destruction of the continent's biodiversity?
FPIF asked Anuradha Mittal of the Oakland Institute and Gawain Kripke of Oxfam whether international trade is good for agriculture or not. Mittal sees free trade as hazardous to farmers and farming. Kripke sees a role for trade in sustainable development. While they agree on many points, here they also take issue with each other's positions.