Report from African Centre for Biodiversity uncovers the impact of the commercial seed sector in sub-Saharan Africa

Report from African Centre for Biodiversity uncovers the impact of the commercial seed sector in sub-Saharan Africa


The private seed industry has made dramatic gains in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in recent years, gains that are likely to have profound negative impacts upon millions of small-scale farmers across […]

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New report says African Rural Women hold the key to Climate Change Resilience

New report says African Rural Women hold the key to Climate Change Resilience


African Rural Women hold the key to Climate Change Resilience New Report shows how African Rural Women hold the key to cultivating Diversity, Climate Change Resilience and Nutrition but are […]

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Regulators and retailers must stop ‘next generation’ GMO imports

Regulators and retailers must stop ‘next generation’ GMO imports


Source: Ecologist 20 November 2015 A new wave of ‘next generation’ GM crops resistant to multiple herbicides, may be approved for import into the European Union, writes Helen Wallace, even […]

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The Untold Success Story: Agroecology in Africa Addresses Climate Change, Hunger, and Poverty

The Untold Success Story: Agroecology in Africa Addresses Climate Change, Hunger, and Poverty


Source: The Oakland Institute 19 November 2015 The Oakland Institute today released 33 case studies that shed light on the tremendous success of agroecological agriculture across the African continent in […]

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Genetically Engineered Salmon Approved for Consumption

Genetically Engineered Salmon Approved for Consumption


Source: The New York Times  19 November 2015     Federal regulators on Thursday approved a genetically engineered salmon as fit for consumption, making it the first genetically altered animal […]

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Campaign to label GM fed animals in the UK

Campaign to label GM fed animals in the UK


Change.org are seeking support for a petition to put pressure on the UK’s leading supermarkets to label the meat and diary products which come from GM-fed animals. Add your name […]

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Support the We Feed the World Campaign

Support the We Feed the World Campaign


“I feel lucky that I work and live in a community where there are still small scale farmers creating fantastic products and local employment. The We Feed the World project […]

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Wales bans GM crops ‘to protect organic farming’

Wales bans GM crops ‘to protect organic farming’


Source: Farmers Weekly 5 October 2015     The Welsh government is seeking to ban the cultivation of GM crops to protect organic farming in Wales. Rebecca Evans, Wales’ deputy […]

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Most EU nations seek to bar GM crops

Most EU nations seek to bar GM crops


Source: AFP 4 October 2015 Nineteen of the 28 EU member states have applied to keep genetically modified crops out of all or part of their territory, the bloc’s executive […]

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Scotland to ban GM crop growing

Scotland to ban GM crop growing


Source: BBC 9 August 2015 Scotland is to ban the growing of genetically modified crops, the country’s rural affairs secretary has announced. Richard Lochhead said the Scottish government was not […]

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