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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...

News Releases

Farmers Reclaim Power
2009-12-17
Via Campesina
Farmers from the international peasant's organisation La Via Campesina are joining the #Reclaim Power Action# in Copenhagen. his protest is co-organised by the large coalitions of social movements, N...

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The Birth of Agro-Resistance in Palestine
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2016
CounterPunch
Canaan Fiar Trade, a co-operative farming project with a model of self-sufficiency and dignity, has grown rapidly, and now assists some 2000 small-hold farmers in the West Bank, but it still receives ...
Champion of Chinese Farmers' Rights Jailed for Forging Official Documents
Branigan, Tania
Article
2014
The Guardian
Villagers pack the court to applaud woman given two years in prison for trying to prevent land grabs and illegal demolition.
Colombian farmers risk death to reclaim lost land
Brodzinsky, Sibylla
Article
2013
Guardian Weekly
The government wants to correct decades of 'land reform in reverse'. But powerful criminal, armed and business interests are ranged against the country's displaced peasants.
Connexions Library: Africa Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Africa.
Connexions Library: Agriculture and Farming Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on farming and agriculture.
Farmers join to save the seeds that feed us
Wheeler, Ashley
Article
2015
The Ecologist
Farmers and growers in south-west England have united to reclaim the lost skill of seed saving. They are determined to grow, develop, share and disseminate open-pollinated seeds, and oppose EU laws gr...
Farming Under the Wall
Stories of Palestinian Farmers in the West Bank
Mancini, Emma
Article
2013
Counterpunch
The difficulties of Palestinian farmers as their lands are placed behind the Wall.
Half of U.S. Farmland Being Eyed by Private Equity
Biron, Carey L.
Article
2014
Inter Press Service
An estimated 400 million acres of farmland in the United States will likely change hands over the coming two decades as older farmers retire, even as new evidence indicates this land is being strongly...
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 ...

Media

Country Guide
Business aspects of farming.
Edible Toronto
Celebrating the abundance of local foods in the Golden Horseshoe.
Grainews
For Western Canadian farmers and their families. Production-oriented with step by step methods. Includes regular sections dealing with beef cattle, farm mechanics and rural life.
The Grower
Information about the Canadian agricultural industry for growers and industry related companies and individuals.
The Western Producer
Newspaper about the agricultural industry.


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