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How Bill Gates Is Causing the Collapse of Traditional Farming and Local Food Economies

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on October 24, 2016 - 1:33pm

Our farmer-managed seed systems in Africa are being criminalized and displaced by a very aggressive green revolution project of corporate occupation by big multinational companies. This violent agrarian transformation is facing profound objection.

Farmers must boost sustainable crops to feed the world

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on June 13, 2011 - 9:27am

Today the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) published "a policymaker's guide to the sustainable intensification of smallholder crop production" titled Save and Grow. As our world population is expected to rise to 9.2 billion by 2050, the FAO recommends that our emphasis within agriculture needs to be focused on SCPI or sustainable crop production intensification.

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