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African Development Bank
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group's mission is to help reduce poverty, improve living conditions for Africans and mobilize resources for the continent's economic and social development. With this objective in mind, the ins...
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...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...

News Releases

Sources welcomes the Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals
2008-12-17
Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals
The Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the welfare of animals raised for food in Canada through public education, legislative change and consumer c...

Sources Select Resources

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.
Industrial Production of Poultry Gives Rise to Deadly Strains of Bird Flu H5Nx
Wallace, Robert G.
Article
2017
Independent Science News
Debunking the claims of industrial poultry producers that multiple outbreaks of bird flu are due to wild waterfowl, instead providing evidence that industrial farming practices are responsible for the...
Jamie Oliver: 'Tell me Mr Gove, Mr Lansley. How can we stop Britain being the most unhealthy country in Europe?'
In the 10 years since opening his Fifteen restaurant, Jamie Oliver's campaigns have gone global. But his passion to improve British schools
Adams, Tim
Article
2012
The Guardian
Jaime Oliver continues in his challenge to the educate people on healthy eating, with or without the British government's aid.
Solar heat - transforming rural enterprises around the tropics
Wheldon, Anne
Article
2015
Ecologist
Solar energy is not just about electricity. It's also about heat - and three innovative projects highlighted by the Ashden Awards are showing how solar heat can dramatically reduce the carbon footprin...
The Vertical Farming Scam
Wrong on So Many Levels
Cox, Stan
Article
2012
CounterPunch
Vertical farming would involve using the floorspace of tall urban buildings for growing food plants through largely hydroponic methods. This is envisioned as a way to integrate food production with de...

Sources Bookshelf

The Harrowsmith Reader
An Anthology from Canada's National Award Winning Magazine of Country Life and Alternatives to Bigness
Lawrence, James (ed.)
Book
1978
Articles on land, country careers, shelter, gardening, husbandry, food, trees, and rural life.
The Land Grabbers
The New Fight over Who Owns the Earth
Pearce, Fred
Book
2012
How Wall Street, Chinese billionaires, oil sheikhs, and agribusiness are buying up huge tracts of land in a hungry, crowded world.


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