Stringent methane reductions in the near term are vital to curbing global warming, state hundreds of scientists through the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s latest report on the physical understanding of the climate system and climate change.
The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has been under fire over the last year after our research revealed that the billion-dollar agency had made little progress toward its stated goals of doubling yields and incomes for 30 million small-scale farming households while halving food insecurity.
The following article was originally published in an eBook prepared as part of the November 4-6 2020 webinar organized by the Brazilian Network for Nanotechnology, Society and Environment (Renanosoma).
Il y a quatorze ans, les fondations Bill et Melinda Gates et Rockefeller ont lancé l’Alliance pour une révolution verte en Afrique (AGRA) dans le but d’apporter à l’Afrique sa propre révolution verte en matière de productivité agricole.
I was surprised to find seed giant Monsanto almost everywhere I went to research my book, Eating Tomorrow. But my closest encounter came early, during a five-hour meeting in 2014 with six Monsanto executives in the company’s high-rise office in Mexico. Monsanto and other seed companies were trying to open Mexico to genetically modified corn.