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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. I...
GE-contaminated flax seed raises concerns for Canadian organic sector
Organic Trade Association
GE-contaminated flax seed raises concerns for Canadian organic sector. The Organic Trade Association (OTA) in Canada has called the recent discovery of contaminated flax seed in Europe â#ounacceptable...
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Collective farming and communal farming are types of agricultural production in which the holdings of several farmers are run as a joint enterprise. This type of collective is essentially an agricultu...
Farmers in Palestine create amazing produce in adverse conditions - and are fighting to export them
Palestine produces some of the finest olive oils in the world, not to mention dates, nuts, tomatoes # even wine. Now, despite the conflict, farmers are finding ways to export their produce # and show ...
Food Among the Ruins
Detroit, the country's most depressed metropolis, has zero produce-carrying grocery chains. It also has open land, fertile soil, ample water, and the ingredients to reinvent itself from Motor City to ...
From villages to New Delhi to Geneva: Indian farmers protest against the WTO
Europe Solidaire Sans Frontieres
The "liberalization" and #corporatization# of agriculture under the World Trade Organisation would put at risk the livelihoods of more than 2/3 of India#s 1 billion people.
Indian agribusiness sets sights on land in east Africa
Indian investors plan to spend $2.5bn on acquiring vast tracts of cheap farming land in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda.
Western Uganda: crop-raiding elephants call for plan bee
Attempts to stop the destruction of farmers' crops around Uganda's Queen Elizabeth National Park had failed until research into elephant reactions to bees provided an answer.
Celebrating the abundance of local foods in the Golden Horseshoe.
Farm Light & Power: Farming
Relates the experiences of Alberta farmers and ranchers with economic, environmental and social sustainability.
Farming for Tomorrow
Annual reference for Alberta farmers looking to improve the profitability and sustainability of their operations.
Farm-related news and information.
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.
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
Government Ministries & Agencies
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture
The ministry extends practical and financial assistance to farmers to improve their techniques, reha...
Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture
Saskatchewan Agriculture, Food and Rural Revitalization (SAFRR) promotes the growth of an agricultur...
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
The Department is responsible for federal policies, programs and regulations related to agriculture ...
Canadian Dairy Commission
Coordinates federal and provincial dairy policies and creates a control mechanism for milk productio...
Canadian Grain Commission
The Canadian Grain Commission is the federal agency which regulates grain handling in Canada and set...
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