30.01.2015
  The world’s most popular banana variety could disappear because of a fungus spreading across the globe and FAO warns it could cost $47m to save the species.   A global plan to fight Fusarium wilt, a fungus spreading from Asia to Africa and the Middle East, is needed to prevent the world’s most popular banana variety – the Cavendish – from disappearing. The UN’s Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) and 30 other... Read more...
The lobby to industrialise food production in Africa is changing seed and land laws across the continent to serve agribusiness corporations. The privatisation of land and seeds is essential if a Read more...
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