Agriculture/Food Policy

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Against the Grain: The Dilemma of Project Food Aid
Jackson, Tony; Eade, Deborah
Book
1982
Jackson and Eade critique food aid programs as ineffective and potentially damaging to developing nations. The authors argue for substantially reduced food aid programs and for their better administra...
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.
Canadian News Synthesis Project - April 1976: Volume IV Number 2
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1976
The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America.
Connexions Library: Agriculture and Farming Focus
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Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on farming and agriculture.
Connexions Library: Food Focus
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Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on food.
Farmageddon: Food and the Culture of Biotechnolgy
Kneen, Brewster
Book
1999
Kneen explains how corporations control the distribution of food with little knowledge or care of the health risks of engineered food.
The Fight for Canada: Four Centuries of Resistance to American Expansionism
Orchard, David
Book
1993
In an effort to realize their grand dream of one nation from Panama to the Arctic, Americans have attempted to conquer Canada using war, trade sanctions, and political interventions of all kinds. "Tha...
Food, Shelter and the American Dream
Aronowitz, Stanley
Book
1974
Discusses the state of the American economy, the consequences for politics and culture that might arise from the new situation, and possible solutions.
How EC and World Bank Policies Are Destroying Agriculture And The Environment: A European and Third World Perspective
Bond, Jack W
Book
1996
Bond argues that bureaucrats, multinationals and banks lack the compassion and commitement to help farmers, consumers and the enviromment, and emerging nations of the South.
Inland Terminals threaten Small Towns
Loehr, Philip J.
Article
1975
The threat of American multinationals to Canadian farming system.
Land and seed laws under attack as Africa is groomed for corporate recolonization
Article
2015
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...
Meat: A Benign Extravagance
Fairlie, Simon
Book
2010
An exploration of the difficult environmental and ethical issues that surround the human consumption of animal flesh.
The Very Future of Third World Agriculture Is at Stake
Sharma, Devinder
Article
2013
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 ...
Via Campesina Declaration on Food Sovereignty 1996: The Right to Produce and Access Land
Article
1996
Food is a basic human rights. This right can only be realized in a system where food sovereignty is guaranteed.

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GRAIN
GRAIN is a small international non-profit organisation that works to support small farmers and social movements in their struggles for community-controlled and biodiversity-based food systems
Independent Science News
Scientific inventions and ideas shape the future. As science becomes ever more beset by commercial and ideological pressures, there is urgent need for scientific reporting and analysis from an indepen...
Ontario Public Health Association
To enhance the health of all the people of Ontario and to eliminate all preventable health problems.
Other Worlds
The mission of Other Worlds is to document and educate about alternative models of social and economic relations. Between unprecedented levels of income inequality, devastating poverty, profound fin...
Wayne Roberts
Where local sustainable food policy meets action.
Sustain
Sustain: The alliance for better food and farming advocates food and agriculture policies and practices that enhance the health and welfare of people and animals, improve the working and living enviro...

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

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...

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International Forum on Globalization
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An alliance of activists, scholars, economists, researchers and writers formed to stimulate new thinking, joint activity, and public education in response to economic globalization.

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