Posts Tagged: agriculture
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.
In the growing global food crisis, biotech companies are acting as climate profiteers.
National Public Radio’s Weekend All Things Considered
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.