Posts Tagged: 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?
The transnational is claiming that its modified seeds are the only solution to scarcity and rising grain prices.
At the end of December, the first popular uprising in the region against a government of the left took place in Bolivia.
President Obama's latest initiative for Africa, Feed the Future, is likely to end up feeding the corporations eager to make a profit off of African farmers.
Development experts are about to give Haiti the same disastrous prescription for reform. But Haitians could still build a very different post-earthquake society.
Will the WTOs Doha talks come back from the dead?
The World Bank and the IMF are the real culprits behind the current food crisis, argues columnist Walden Bello.