How India’s Neoliberal Policies Killed 250,000, Birthed Modern Farmers’ Uprising

By Manmeet Sahni, Telesurtv.net -

In March, for weeks, tens of thousands of Indian farmers rallied, under the red flag, meeting in several cities to list their agenda and demands for the government to implement peasant-friendly [...]

Nearly 50,000 Farmers March 112 Miles, Indian Government Agrees To Demands

By Rajendra Jadhav, Reuters.com -

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of protesting farmers from India’s Maharashtra state marched into the state capital of Mumbai on Monday to demand government support to address hardship in a [...]

Movements Of Millions Say No To Gene Drives

By ETC Group, ETCGroup.org. -

The largest rural movements in Brazil, representing well over a million farmers, are protesting a new Brazilian regulation that would allow release of gene drives, the controversial genetic [...]

Rajasthan Farmers Sit Neck-Deep to Protest Land Deal

By Saif Khalid, -

By Saif Khalid for Al Jazeera. Hundreds of farmers in the state of Rajasthan, India, have been protesting against the government's plan to acquire their land, with scores of them digging up holes [...]

Canceling NAFTA Could Be The Best Way Forward

By Lois Ross, www.rabble.ca -

By Lois Ross for Rabble. Have you ever wondered what would happen if you called the bully's bluff? As Liberal members of Parliament return to their seats in the House of Commons, they need to [...]

Arkansas Farmers Join Cooperatives to Make Small Farming Possible

By Staff, www.foodtank.com -

By Staff for the Food Tank. In addition to providing fresh produce and meat for families in Arkansas, New South Produce Cooperative and Grassroots Farmer’s Cooperative supply financial and [...]

Treating India’s Suicidal Farmers

By Moin Qazi, www.transcend.org -

By Moin Qazi for TRANSCEND Media Service - 8 May 2017 – India’s economy may be soaring, but agriculture remains its Achilles’ heel, the source of livelihood for hundreds of millions of people but [...]

Peasant Farmer Who Stood Up To President Of Nicaragua

By José Adán Silva, www.ipsnews.net -

By José Adán Silva for IPS - MANAGUA, Feb 24 2017 (IPS) - The unequal battle that small farmer Francisca Ramírez is waging against the Nicaraguan government of Daniel Ortega has become so [...]

World Bank’s Scheme to Hijack Farmers’ Rights To Seeds

By Alice Martin-Prevel, www.oaklandinstitute.org -

By Alice Martin-Prevel of the Oakland Institute. Oakland, CA—Ahead of World Bank’s release of the 2017 “Enabling the Business of Agriculture” (EBA) report this month, 157 organizations and [...]