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Patrice Loch Otieno Lumumba speaks to AGRA staff and partners in Nairobi

Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa – AGRA– Aug 10, 2016 Patrice Loch Otieno Lumumba is a Kenyan who served as the Director of Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission from September 2010 to August 2011 and is currently the Director of … Continue reading

AGRA Strategy Launch

Sep 8, 2022 See related: The “Green Revolution:” Its Essence, Achievements & Aftermath Some Troubling Chapters in The Political Ecology & History of West African Agriculture Richard Manning – InterviewInterview of Richard Manning for the documentary “What a way to … Continue reading

Frank Irabor Speaks Out Over Land Grabbing, Oba of Benin, Ulegun People Protesting at Govt House

Sep 6, 2022 Demolished Houses in Edo: Ulegun People Protesting at Edo Government HouseFood-matters,

Sustainable management of soil fertility to mitigate climate change

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations– Streamed live 4 hours ago Since the end of 2021 and so far in 2022, the world faces a shortage of fertilizers, driven by a rise in prices. In addition, fertilizers have … Continue reading

Green Revolution Forum faces crisis of its own making

Rising fertilizer prices and uncertain supplies are bringing promoters of Africa’s Green Revolution face-to-face with a food crisis very much of their own making. Inorganic fertilizers, the supposed catalyst for Africa’s productivity revolution, have been a bust, and now they … Continue reading

The secret tactics Monsanto used to protect Roundup, its star product | Four Corners

ABC News In-depth – Oct 9, 2018 Four Corners investigates the secret tactics used by global chemical giant #Monsanto to protect its billion-dollar business and its star product — the weed killer, #Roundup. Food-matters,

Is Parkinson’s disease related to pesticide use? | DW Documentary

DW Documentary – Sep 26, 2021 Around the world, more and more people are developing Parkinson’s disease. Many of those affected have chosen a supposedly healthy life among orchards or vineyards in the countryside. Is the disease related to the … Continue reading

Worldwide Hunger Surged In 2021 According To U.N. Report

NBC News – Jul 6, 2022 The United Nations announced that hunger had surged around the globe in 2021, despite the Covid-19 virus stabilizing with the introduction of vaccines. NBC News’ Vaughn Hillyard reports on how now rising food and … Continue reading

World Food Program Says There Is a Hunger Crisis

Bloomberg Markets and Finance – Aug 12, 2022 World Food Program President Barron Segar says there is a global hunger crisis. He says 345 million people are suffering from hunger, that’s double from 2019. Segar says things will get worse … Continue reading

World Food Program warns of a looming global catastrophe

PBS NewsHour – Aug 22, 2022 Much of East Africa and other areas of the world are now facing food shortages in part due to climate change and Russia’s war with Ukraine. This comes as the World Food Program is … Continue reading