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Agriculture/Food Policy: Experts and Sources
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European Union
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states, located primarily in Europe. It was established by the Treaty of Maastricht on 1 November 1993 upon the foundations of the pre-existing European Econo...
Inter-American Development Bank
The IDB provides solutions to development challenges in 26 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, partnering with governments, companies and civil society organizations. The IDB lends money and provides grants. It also off...

News Releases

Canadian Organic Growers applauds new organic regulation
2006-09-05
Canadian Organic Growers (COG), Canada's largest national organic organization, applauds the Government of Canada's new organic products regulation.

Sources Select Resources

Connexions Library: Agriculture and Farming Focus
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Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on farming and agriculture.
Connexions Library: Food Focus
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Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on food.
Land and seed laws under attack as Africa is groomed for corporate recolonization
Article
2015
The Ecologist
Across Africa, laws are being rewritten to open farming up to an agribusiness invasion - displacing millions of small cultivators and replacing them with a new model of profit-oriented agriculture usi...
The Very Future of Third World Agriculture Is at Stake
Sharma, Devinder
Article
2013
Inter Press Service
Food security is simply a smokescreen to provide a cover-up for the global efforts being made to dismantle the very foundations of Third World agriculture. Putting more income into the hands of Third ...

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.

Government Ministries & Agencies

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 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...


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