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Resetting the Table: Straight Talk About the Food We Grow and Eat : Robert Paarlberg

A bold, science-based corrective to the groundswell of misinformation about food and how it’s produced, examining in detail local and organic food, food companies, nutrition labeling, ethical treatment of animals, environmental impact, and every other aspect from farm to table … Continue reading

How Indigenous Wisdom Can Help Us Design An Autonomous Future of Food

Harvard Divinity School– Feb 19, 2021 Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative Fellow Vivien Sansour and geographer and seed saver Linda Quiquivx engaged in a conversation moderated by Dan McKanan, Ralph Waldo Emerson Unitarian Universalist Senior Lecturer at HDS, on food … Continue reading

Where’s the beef?! | Bill Gates thinks we need to move onto synthetic meats

RT – Feb 19, 2021 Bill Gates, the man who owns more private farmland than anyone else in the US, says rich countries ‘should move to 100 percent synthetic beef’.⁣ ⁣ In a move designed to reduce harmful methane emissions … Continue reading

Student School Food Video

Friends of the Earth Action Published on Feb 11, 2021 Our global food system is responsible for more than one-third of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions — and animal products are the most carbon and resource-intensive foods. Contact us at … Continue reading

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Some Troubling Chapters in The Political Ecology & History of West African Agriculture

Forthcoming Presentation12 April 2021 The Prior Plantations, Legitimate Trade, Cash-Crop Exports & Farmland Grabs: Some Troubling Chapters in The Political Ecology &History of West African Agriculture Some related past Boston University discussions: Globalization & The Political Ecology of Extractive Agriculture: … Continue reading

The Story of Al Baydha: A Regenerative Agriculture in the Saudi Desert. قصة مشروع البيضاء

Al Baydha– Jun 2, 2020 The final update from Al Baydha Project Co-founder Neal Spackman, 9 years in. How desertification resulted from the loss of an indigenous land management system, and how the land has changed since all inputs to … Continue reading

India’s Water Revolution #4: Permaculture for Wastelands at Aranya Farm

  Andrew Millison– Jul 30, 2020 Permaculture instructor Andrew Millison journeys to India to film the epic work at Aranya Farm in the state of Telangana. We tour the twenty-year-old farm that was established on bare bedrock, and now boasts … Continue reading

Sierra Leone: Farming as a business

Part I FAOVideo– Oct 25, 2011 44,000 small holder farmers benefit from FAO/EU programme in Sierra Leone. This first video of a three-part series observes how FAO has used EU funding to provide 44,000 farmers with training, machinery and other … Continue reading

China’s Mega Projects: Food

CGTN– Mar 29, 2019 China feeds 22 percent of the world’s population with only seven percent of the world’s cultivated land. What’s the secret? Find out in the latest episode of our special series “China’s Mega Projects”. Food-matters,

GRAIN | Harvard’s billion-dollar farmland fiasco

One of the world’s major buyers of farmland is under fire for their involvement in land conflicts, environmental destruction and risky investments. A new report by GRAIN and Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos presents, for the first time, … Continue reading