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Zatoun
Zatoun is an NGO which brings fair trade olive oil from occupied Palestine. It highlights the plight of Palestinian farmers and the destruction of their livelihood. Olive oil is a basic food which reminds us of our common humanity...

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Connexions Library: Agriculture and Farming Focus
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Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on farming and agriculture.
I was wrong on veganism
Traditional livestock production makes ecological sense
Monbiot, George
Article
2010
The Guardian
An environmental reporter reviews the environmental impacts of meat production in the developed world. He finds that First World meat production is incredibly wasteful but that this is not a requireme...
Indian agribusiness sets sights on land in east Africa
Vidal, John
Article
2011
The Guardian
Indian investors plan to spend $2.5bn on acquiring vast tracts of cheap farming land in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda.
Land concentration, land grabbing and people's struggles in Europe
Joan
Article
2015
Cooperativa Integral Catalana
The hidden scandal of how a few big private business entities have gained control of ever-greater areas of European land. How these land elites have been actively supported by a huge injection of publ...
Occupy agriculture! Polish farmers sit in for land and freedom
Rose, Julian
Article
2015
Ecologist
At the heart of Poland's capital, Warsaw, farmers have founded a flourishing encampment known as the 'Green City', writes Julian Rose. It's a focus of protest against the sell-off of their land to agr...
Sierra Leone: local resistance grows as investors snap up land
Farmers and activists more transparent about large-scale land deals with foreign firms and t
Provost, Clare; McClanahan, Paige
Article
2012
The Guardian
Ten years after the end of civil war in Sierra Leone, the government is taking great pains to attract large-scale agribusiness investments, which it says will help boost exports and employment opportu...

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Business aspects of farming.


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