Bordering an interstate highway in Arkansas, a giant billboard with a photo of a stoic-looking farmer watches over the speeding traffic.
http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=25605 Monsanto and Gates Foundation Push Genetically Engineered Crops on Africa by Mike Ludwig
As we file this article, Port-au-Prince is thick with the smoke of burning tires and with gunfire.
Rony Charles, a rice grower and member of the Agricultural Producer Cooperative of Verrettes, said, “Instead of foreigners sending us food, they should give us the chance to do our own agriculture so
Tèt Kole Ti Peyizan Ayisyen (Heads Together Small Producers of Haiti) is one of Haiti’s two national peasant farmer movements.
“We’re for seeds that have never been touched by multinationals. In our advocacy, we say that seeds are the patrimony of humanity.
“A new earthquake” is what peasant farmer leader Chavannes Jean-Baptiste of the Peasant Movement of Papay (MPP) called the news that Monsanto will be donating 60,000 seed sacks (475 tons) of hybrid co
We plant but we can’t produce or market. We plant but we have no food to eat. We want agriculture to improve so our country can live and so we peasants can live, too.