Harvesting Discontent

http://www.tehelka.com/story_main50.asp?filename=Ne051111Harvesting.asp The spiralling rise in the cost of fertiliser, seed and labour is forcing farmers to give up on agriculture. Bhavdeep Kang reports on the unfolding disaster No greener pastures…
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Ideological Stalemate Over Organic Farming Slows Effort To Combat Food Insecurity In Central Africa

Written by ASNS in Rwanda http://www.africasciencenews.org/en/index.php/life-and-style/49-food/199-ideological-stalemate-over-organic-farming-slows-effort-to-combat-food-insecurity-in-central-africa The polarised debate over the use of organic and inorganic practices to boost farm yields is slowing action and widespread farmer adoption of approaches…
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