The Need for Better Risk Governance of Gene-Edited Products

This paper identifies the challenges posed by new and emerging gene-editing techniques, as well as recommends improvements to GM risk governance research and practice. […]

Diversified Traditional Food Systems Can Overcome Malnutrition in India

Traditional knowledge together with developments in agroecology, with their diverse systems of resource governance, knowledge, innovation, distribution and access, can overcome widespread malnutrition in India. […]

Agroecological Innovation to Transform Agriculture and Achieve Food Sovereignty

This paper provides policy recommendations to create an enabling environment to unlock the transformative power of agroecology and its innovations and practices, in the achievement of food sovereignty and sustainable agriculture and food systems. […]

India’s Swaminathan Criticises GM Crops as Highly Unsustainable

In a recently published journal article, M.S. Swaminathan – Father of the Green Revolution in India – criticises GM crops as highly unsustainable. […]

French Study Finds Lower Cancer Risk Among High Organic Food Consumers

A study of 68,946 French adults found a 25% lower overall cancer risk among those consuming organic food most regularly compared to those who reported very little or no consumption of organic food. […]

The Socioeconomic Impacts of GMOs on Beekeeping in Spain and Uruguay

 THE TROUBLED RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN GMOS AND BEEKEEPING: AN EXPLORATION OF SOCIOECONOMIC IMPACTS IN SPAIN AND URUGUAY

December 28th, 2018 | Category: Assessment & Impacts

Agroecology Shows Full Potential to Deliver Sustainable Food Systems

There is strong evidence of agroecology’s potential to deliver sustainable food systems by increasing farmers’ economic viability and income, farm productivity and diversity, food/nutritional security, and promoting social change and women’s empowerment. […]

The Future of Agriculture: New technologies or Agroecology?

This article discusses the battle for the future of agriculture: artificial food produced by robots and corporations that put profits before people, or one where agroecological innovations nourish our communities in a fair and sustainable way. […]

Antibiotic-Resistant GE Bacteria in Animal Feed Spreading Across Europe

Unapproved GE bacteria were first found in animal feed in Europe in 2014. Due to a lack of action, the GE bacteria have spread in animal farming environments, and have also passed their resistance to antibiotics on to other disease-causing microbes. […]

Widespread Damage from Dicamba Drives a Deep Wedge Between Farmers

Dicamba use in the U.S. has increased with GE dicamba-resistant crops, with a corresponding increase in damage to non-target plants. This is driving a deep wedge those farmers who use dicamba and those who don’t. […]