Tag Archives: India

Indian State of Kerala Starts 10-Year Conversion to All-Organic Farming: Treehugger

The southern Indian state of Kerala has officially announced a new farming policy which aims to covert all agriculture in the state to organic methods over the next ten years. In the first phase 30,000 hectares converted, The Hindu Business … Continue reading

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Bringing People Back into the Economy: Vandana Shiva

“Bringing People Back into the Economy”, an excerpt from Soil Not Oil: Environmental Justice in an Age of Climate Crisis, written by Dr. Vandana Shiva, published in 2008, and found online at the Center for Ecoliteracy.

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World Hunger Round 1: Vandana Shiva, Raj Patel Define the Debate

 

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Curries in Rajasthan: NYTimes

 

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Eighteen Thousand Miles from Farm to Coffee Cup

Yesterday a package arrived, sent from my friend A. in Boston.  Opening the package, I found the delectable contents of the most delicious vice: Arabic Coffee.  Delighted, I examined a 200 gram bag of Cafe Najjar classic.  According to one … Continue reading

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Permanent Culture: Tiffany Tong at UBC terrytalks

University of British Columbia: Redefining boundaries: Urban Agriculture: Tiffany Tong, from terrytalks on Vimeo., video 18min 06 sec.

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Mourning with No End

In the dark, Global North: “Green Revolution Trapping India’s Farmers in Debt” aired Tuesday on National Public Radio, and a brief mention was reported in the April 15th edition of the UK Independent: Over 1,500 farmers in an Indian state … Continue reading

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