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Agriculture/Food: Experts and Sources
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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate a...
International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFAD is a specialized agency of the United Nations established as an international financial institution in 1977 as the outcome of a conference organized in response to the food crises of the early 1970s that primarily affected th...

Sources Select Resources

Agriculture
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Community Shared Agriculture / Community-supported agriculture
Connexipedia Article
Article
A community of individuals who pledge support to a farm operation where the growers and consumers share the risks and benefits of food production. CSAs usually consist of a system of weekly delivery o...
Connexions Library: Agriculture and Farming Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on farming and agriculture.
Connexions Library: Food Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on food.
GM crops: Hunger as the key to world domination
Pelaez Vicky
Article
2013
The Moscow News
Weapons and energy resources are apparently insufficient for total control over the world's nations, power-hungry globalists like David Rockefeller have come up with the idea of using people's daily n...
Permaculture
Connexipedia Article
Article
An approach to designing human settlements and perennial agricultural systems that mimics the relationships found in natural ecologies.
Will GM Crops Collapse the Food System?
Goodman, Jim
Article
2014
Counter Punch
Often when a technology is introduced one never considers why it was introduced or what future events and connections may be put in motion. Clearly the trend to global crop production and marketing ha...

Sources Bookshelf

Altered Genes, Twisted Truth
How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceived the Public
Drucker, Steven M.
Book
2015
Drucker elucidates the scientific facts about genetically engineered foods that the PR myths have been obscuring.

Media

The Western Producer
Newspaper about the agricultural industry.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture
Saskatchewan Agriculture, Food and Rural Revitalization (SAFRR) promotes the growth of an agriculture and food sector that embraces change to meet the challenges and opportunities of global competitio...
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
The Department is responsible for federal policies, programs and regulations related to agriculture and food. Its mandate is to promote the growth and profitability of the agriculture and food sector ...
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs
The ministry extends practical and financial assistance to farmers to improve their techniques, rehabilitate their land and upgrade their livestock and crops. It supports research and education at agr...
Canadian Dairy Commission
Coordinates federal and provincial dairy policies and creates a control mechanism for milk production which helps stabilize revenues and avoid costly surpluses.
Canadian Grain Commission
The Canadian Grain Commission is the federal agency which regulates grain handling in Canada and sets grain quality standards. It inspects grain, licenses grain companies, operates a research laborato...
Canadian International Development Agency
Mandate: "Supporting sustainable development, reducing poverty and providing humanitarian assistance in order to promote a more secure, equitable and prosperous world."


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