GRAIN Report: Hungry for Land. Small farmers feed the world with less than a quarter of all farmland.

GRAIN Report: Hungry for Land. Small farmers feed the world with less than a quarter of all farmland.


Read the full GRAIN report here. Governments and international agencies frequently boast that small farmers control the largest share of the world’s agricultural land. Inaugurating 2014 as the International Year of […]

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Be a Seed Saver and Steward

Be a Seed Saver and Steward


We’ve just come across this fantastically detailed guide to seed saving thanks to the Seed Ambassadors: A Guide to Seed Saving, Seed Stewardship & Seed Sovereignty. Their document (created in […]

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Indian rice farmer produces record crop using Sustainable Rice Intensification

Indian rice farmer produces record crop using Sustainable Rice Intensification


Source- The Guardian, By John Vidal An Indian farmer has set a state and possibly a national record for growing rice using a neglected method of cultivation that has been dismissed by […]

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GM acceptance in decline as global crop cultivation falls

GM acceptance in decline as global crop cultivation falls


By Nathan Gray+, 05-May-2014 The number of countries cultivating genetically modified crops has fallen for the first time, as acceptance of the technology declines, say Friends of the Earth (FoE). Read more […]

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The UK Government and the GM industry: colluding to promote GM crops and foods, undermine consumer choice and ignore environmental harm

The UK Government and the GM industry: colluding to promote GM crops and foods, undermine consumer choice and ignore environmental harm


Source: GeneWatch UK GeneWatch UK today released a dossier of correspondence and meetings between the UK Government and the GM industry, obtained through a series of Freedom of Information requests. […]

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