Issues / Food & Farm
In the foreign policy debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, expect these issues to get short thrift.
Dr. Chomsky analyzes how the Magna Carta has become largely irrelevant in the world as the document nears its one thousandth birthday.
U.S. security agencies are increasingly interested in the potential for conflict over water. But Washington continues to fundamentally misunderstand the root of the problem.
This speech (delivered before the Swedish parliament) addresses the impact that land grabbing has on peasants throughout the world, particularly in Africa.
The case of the Sierra Leone "15" highlights the country's growing resistance to multinational land-grabs.
Social policies and instruments will need to be developed to ensure that the Green Economy not only alleviates poverty and improves equity, but that the interests of the people who depend on Green Economy are deliberately safeguarded from the very outset.
The violence playing out in Honduras shows the dark underbelly of the international carbon credit trade.
The WTO should stop insisting on an out-of-date trade agenda. It should get back on track -- or get out of the way -- to support fresh approaches that bolster local food systems.
The politics and socioeconomics of chocolate and why it is still a guilty pleasure.
Funding for agricultural development - some US$7.7 billion worth - would be directed in large part to genetically modified crop research. In other words, food aid policy for the first time mandates the use of genetic modification technologies.