How two courageous Indian women are protecting their country’s food heritage from Monsanto
Featuring Dr Vandana Shiva talking about seed saving in India.
Fair trade revolution – a word from a farmer
“In the past, all of the trees were cut down so that the planes could fly overhead and drop the fungicides on the banana plants. We used a lot of pesticides and insecticides and lost the wildlife and insects. It was terrible because we were interrupting lifecycles and affecting the whole ecosystem. Our health also suffered. I…
Organic Agriculture energy efficient
‘ The Cardiff researchers found that on average the organic production of raw food required 67% less energy than conventional methods of agriculture. The argument that organic farming could not produce enough food is often brought up by the manufacturers who, unsurprisingly, want the world to stick to chemical agriculture and to use genetically engineered…