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Landrush in Africa – (vpro backlight documentary)

vpro documentary Published on Feb 12, 2017 Original title: Our man in Sudan. While huge parts of Africa are still famine-stricken, large areas of fertile agricultural land on the continent are put up for sale. Since the collapse of the … Continue reading

1.4 Acre Urban Public Park Grows Healthy Food & Empowers Community

Learn Organic Gardening at GrowingYourGreens Published on Mar 25, 2017 John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ visits a 1.4 Acre Urban Farm Park in West Oakland, California that is a publically operated park complete with kids area but also a community garden, and … Continue reading

South Sudan faces famine, potential genocide in civil war

PBS NewsHour    Published on Mar 25, 2017 The country of South Sudan gained its independence from Sudan in 2011, but two years later, this new nation of 11 million people became embroiled in civil war. The conflict has led to … Continue reading

Congress Must Investigate Collusion Between Monsanto and the EPA, Now

“I have cancer, and I don’t want these serious issues in HED [EPA’s Health Effects Division] to go unaddressed before I go to my grave. I have done my duty.” It’s been four years since Marion Copley, a 30-year EPA … Continue reading

Soil Organic Carbon: the hidden potential

Abstract The publication was launched at the Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon (GSOC) held at FAO headquarters (Rome, 21-23 March 2017). It provides an overview to decision-makers and practitioners of the main scientific facts and information regarding the current … Continue reading

We’re treating soil like dirt. It’s a fatal mistake, because all human life depends on it | George Monbiot | Opinion | The Guardian

Wednesday 25 March 2015 03.00 EDT War, pestilence, even climate change, are trifles by comparison. Destroy the soil and we all starve ‘While it now seems that ploughing of any kind is incompatible with the protection of the soil, there … Continue reading

The Future of Food: Shenggen Fan | Harvard University Center for the Environment

February 24, 2017 Thursday, February 23 – “Meeting Future Food Needs: The Global Food System Under Climate Change” Shenggen Fan, Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Shenggen Fan (樊胜根) has been director general of the International Food Policy … Continue reading

With Thomas Goreau at FAO Soil Carbon Symposium in Rome

With Thomas Goreau at FAO Soil Carbon Symposium in Rome Food-matters

Live interview @ the United Nations FAO HQ for… – Regeneration International

Regeneration International was live. Yesterday at 11:36am · Live interview @ the United Nations FAO HQ for the Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon, Carbon Loss VS Carbon Sequestration with Rattan Lal and Tom Crowther #GSOC17 Food-matters

Local Food: On Personal Responsibility – The Permaculture Research Institute

Food. We all eat it. Why every single one of us needs to accept our personal responsibility to contribute to the growing of local food. First, let’s look at the somewhat grim reality. Don’t be discouraged as you read onwards. … Continue reading