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Update: Plant Health News (18 Nov 15)

Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including the synopsis, productivity and efficiency of smallholder teff farmers in Ethiopia, the implementation of a project to control fruit fly in Ecuador, and the production and saving seed in Papua New Guinea. 184 more words


Evil Corporation that's killing our farmers

In the last three years over 3 thousand farmers committed suicide in India. 3000!

Farmers are the breeders of life, backbone of an agrarian economy like India. 1,338 more words


#087 - Who's afraid of BT Cotton with Fred Perlak from Monsanto


This week Myles and James are joined by Fred Perlak from Monsanto co. Fred was part of the original team that developed and later launched Bt cotton. 57 more words


To Save farmers "Nation needs a rational land use policy" Prashant Bhushan - Swaraj Abhiyan - Join Jai Kisan Andolan.

Farmers of this country today face various problems, the farmer does not get enough wage for the labor he puts in. The average income of a farming family is three four thousand per month, not enough to support a family. 527 more words

Biosafety – an attempt to crop the GM disenchant

Indu Indira Lala

Bhopal: A series of pan-India Workshops on ‘Communicating Science and Biosafety’ compels media professionals countrywide to revisit the divided world of Genetically Modified (GM) Botanical Diaspora. 682 more words


Bt Cotton responsible for suicides in rain-fed areas, says study - The Hindu

Bt Cotton responsible for suicides in rain-fed areas, says study – The Hindu.

Findings from the research Conducted by California based agricultural scientists

  • Complete failure of Bt-cotton adapted in rain dependent cultivation is the reason behind farmers suicide…
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Forestry Education

Women feed the world, not corporations

Vandana Shiva

The two great ecological challenges of our times are biodiversity loss and climate change. And both are interconnected, in their causes and their solutions. 1,040 more words