Tag Archives: food security

Starving In The Spring

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Originally posted on The Dish:
The Arab Spring nations, such as Egypt and Syria, have struggled with food security: The food import dependence and lack of foreign exchange is all the more worrying as the global food crisis of 2008  [seen above]…

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Dominican Republic Records 30 Percent Increase in Organic Food Production

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Originally posted on The Noah Project:
From the Fresh Plaza website: The Dominican Republic recorded in the past six years a steady 30 percent increase in the production of organic food, with which it has established itself as one of…

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Shut Up and Listen – Cont’d.

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Originally posted on The Noah Project:
Peasant communities all over the world are beginning to realize that, although intensive agriculture might boost crop yields in the short term with seemingly little effort, in the long term it pollutes water sources and…

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Glencore: Profiteering from hunger and chaos – Features – Al Jazeera English (Reflections)

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This world needs economic systems that do what economic systems ‘theoretically’ are supposed to do. They’re supposed to serve humanity. They’re supposed to help us uplift ourselves and one another toward greater fulfillment of our astonishing potential and promise. … This post features an Al Jazeera article on food insecurity, but offers also larger awareness. The better we understand, the better we can be strict and clear in our questions and demands to those we elect. Continue reading

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