Issues / Food & Farm
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The WTO should stop insisting on an out-of-date trade agenda.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.
Free trade has starved Mexico and stuffed transnational corporations.
"To die of hunger is to be assassinated." Alberto Morlachetti
Bono's new ONE campaign to help with famine in the Horn of Africa ignores the political causes of the crisis.