Agriculture

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Agriculture can provide an abundant supply of food, economic resiliency for local economies and financial success for farmers and peasants, all without exploiting people or nature.

Open-source seeds challenge Monsanto, support International Day of Farmers' Struggles

Seeds should be the property of the commons rather than a profit engine for the world's "Gene Giants."

Bracing for impacts as China enters industrial meat complex

China's transition to an industrial, resource-intensive model of livestock production could have major implications around the world, impacting farmers, public health and the environment.

Scaling up agroecology: A tool for policy

IATP's new report, Scaling up Agroecology: Toward the Realization of the Right to Food, begins from five principles of agroecology, presents examples of practices that could be used to implement that approach.

It’s time to move Beyond the Farm Bill

It's time to move Beyond the Farm Bill and design the type of food and agriculture policy we need. Help us build a better future for our food and agriculture systems before it’s too

Climate change in the 2015 federal budget and Farm Bill

The federal budget and U.S. Farm Bill are focused on damage control, but resilience and adaptation will cost less in the long run.




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