agriculture
The hidden hunger in Morocco

While official statistics suggest the North African country does not suffer with hunger, the reality is a different story covered up by lack of reliable data and social stigma

One year of farm laws; here’s how protests unfolded

The three farm Bills were passed in Lok Sabha on September 17, 2020 , termed as ‘Black Day’ by farmers. In 10 days, these got Presidential assent.

“We are telling people, vote for yourselves!”: Rehoboth Kafwabulula of Socialist Party of Zambia

The spokesperson of the Socialist Party of Zambia, Rehoboth Kafwabulula spoke to Peoples Dispatch about the upcoming elections in Zambia and the key messages they are taking to the masses

Green belts protection law, a road to food sovereignty in Argentina

The national deputy, Federico Fagioli, and peasant organizations are promoting a bill to protect, strengthen and regulate food production by family agricultural producers

capitalism isn't working Capitalism, socialism and over-production crises

Unlike capitalism, socialism avoids any waste or slack, such as is caused by an over-production crisis, by raising the consumption of workers appropriately to avert it

Ana Maria Primavesi, pioneer of agroecology in Brazil, passes away at 99 years old

By understanding the soil as a living organism, the author was responsible for advances in the ecological management of agriculture

Chilean police repress demonstration against water crisis

The national police beat demonstrators, dragged them off the road and arrested 17 protesters

Indus Valley How did agriculture begin in South Asia?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about two recently published papers on the history of agriculture in South Asia and the various migrations that brought people to the Indian subcontinent.

Argentine agricultural producers demand better policies for sector

The agriculturists held a verdurazo, a protest where they distributed their produce for free. The protest highlighted the crisis faced by small farmers in Argentina and culminated with the announcement of a national forum for a people’s agrarian program in May

Komurembe Beatrice “In Uganda, we are uniting women farmers and fighting for their rights”

Komurembe Beatrice from the Eastern & Southern Africa Farmers’ Forum (ESAFF) talks about the challenges faced by women peasants, as well as women in general, in her country, Uganda.

Farmers march India Farmers flood the streets of New Delhi, India to demand their rights

Farmers in India are demanding a special session which will only discuss the plight of the farmers, and ways to address the severe agrarian crisis.

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