17.04.2015

“Organics – must be more assertive”

“Food is far too cheap in Switzerland, so it’s not surprising that our appreciation of it continues to decline,” said Hans Herren at the recent delegate assembly of Bio Suisse.

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10.04.2015

Hans Herren speaks at Congressional Briefing, “Agroecology: The Future of Food Security and Solutions to Global Hunger”

To date, the United States government has not given the terms “right to food” and “agro-ecology” the weight they deserve. For example, rather than promote agro-ecological practices, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), tends to support market-oriented solutions, such as chemical fertilizers, pesticides and genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

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07.04.2015

Today is World Health Day!

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02.04.2015

Feeding the world but please without GMOs

With the global population continuing to rise, a major challenge facing the world is how to feed it. Large biotech companies and agro-giants advocate the use of green biotechnology.

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24.03.2015

Protests against seed privatisation

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is planning to privatise seed systems in Africa: On 23 March, the Foundation held a “secret” meeting at its London headquarters with USAID, the United States Agency for International Development to discuss the details.

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