Posts Tagged: agriculture
The human race and our planet need a new water ethic.
As the economies of Southeast Asia integrate, Thailand's social divide is as stark as ever.
In the United States and throughout North America, NAFTA has accelerated the industrial consolidation of agriculture and pushed out smaller, more sustainable food producers.
Developed countries are still using the WTO to squeeze small farmers in the developing world--and developing world governments are going along with the charade.
Twenty years since its passage, NAFTA has displaced workers on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, depressed wages, weakened unions, and set the terms of the neoliberal global economy.
South Korea may be better known for its high-tech exports, but its small farmers are leading the way when it comes to food sovereignty and community agriculture.
The case of the Sierra Leone "15" highlights the country's growing resistance to multinational land-grabs.
For humanity to survive and prosper, capitalists must confront the limits of growth-led models, and progressives must confront the problem of population.
With evermore mouths to feed, how will we be able to coax more food out of our exhausted soil?
Malawi has turned around its agricultural sector. Can it overcome political challenges to become a model for Africa?