Search Results for: food-matters

Africa’s land use problem: Is Green Revolution agriculture a solution or a cause? | IATP

Dec 3, 2021, by Timothy Wise The following article was originally published on The Elephant on December 3, 2021. By all accounts, food and agriculture were barely on the agenda at this month’s UN Climate Summit in Glasgow, Scotland. They … Continue reading

African civil society publicly challenges Green Revolution backers | IATP

and Sep 7, 2021 by Cecelia Heffron The following article was originally published by Food Tank on September 7, 2021. The calls from African voices are mounting for international donors to stop funding programs that promote an extractive model of … Continue reading

Beyond Africa’s Green Revolution: Time for donors to shift funding to agroecology | IATP

On August 3, 2021, African faith leaders presented their open letter to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation demanding that it stop promoting industrial agriculture in Africa. They joined the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) on September 2 … Continue reading

Emissions Impossible Europe | IATP

Executive Summary At a time when governments must dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, global meat and dairy giants in Europe are increasing emissions by ramping up production and exports. IATP has calculated the emissions of 35 of the largest meat … Continue reading

Green Revolution Causing Africa’s Land Use Problem

“The Elephant” in Kenya published my article on the failure of Africa’s Green Revolution to achieve “sustainable intensification” – growing more food on the same land through productivity increases. Rather, the data show that incentives for corn, rice and a … Continue reading

The Magic of Mushrooms: Revolutionizing the Future of Food, Farming and Medicine

University of California Television (UCTV) – Dec 2, 2021 Mushrooms play a crucial role in our natural ecosystem, they have been used medicinally by indigenous cultures for centuries, their nutritional value and hearty fiber make them an excellent meat substitute … Continue reading

Toxic chemicals – A menace to bees and farmland | DW Documentary

Modern agriculture is designed to produce high yields. But it also depletes the soil. How do over-fertilization and pesticides impact the environment and humans? Are we poisoning our world and driving species to extinction? Fertile farmland is a precious resource … Continue reading

The Immediate Challenges to our Nation’s Food Supply Chain

House Ag Democrats 3 November 2021 Food matters,

The Grim Reality of Live Animal Exports

NowThis NewsOct 28, 2021 2 billion animals are exported live each year so that they can be butchered locally and eaten fresh — photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur captures the grim reality of the situation (warning: distressing)Food-matters,

Webinar 4: Meet the Soil Regen Pros