New report highlights importance of U.S. organic food production

New report highlights importance of U.S. organic food production

WNN – WorldFOOD (WNN) Washington, D.C., UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Outlining the problems of today’s industrialization of food compared to our organic food supply, a new report released by the Center for Food Safety – Cool Food Campaign, outlines the true impacts of global climate on food security and agricultural resilience. In the United States climate, […]

Women farmers worldwide need restrictions raised to ‘level the food field’

Women farmers worldwide need restrictions raised to ‘level the food field’

WNN Breaking (WNN) NEW DELHI, India: They are driven by the fact that women represent on average 43 percent of the agricultural labor force in developing countries but must contend daily with policies and practices that severely restrain their food production potential. “The global sidelining of women farmers puts our food security at great risk,” […]

Crisis grips North Korean rice bowl

Crisis grips North Korean rice bowl

Tim Large –  Alertnet – Tuesday, 11 October 2011 (originally published 07 Oct) HAEJU, North Korea, Oct 6 (AlertNet) – In a pediatric hospital in North Korea’s most productive farming province, children lay two to a bed. All showed signs of severe malnutrition: skin infections, patchy hair, listless apathy. “Their mothers have to bring them […]