The recent military operation in Ukraine has caused a spike in global food prices which could lead to Arab Spring like unrest in some countries.
India is suspending patents for a variety of cultivated potatoes, specifically grown for the popular potato chips Lay's owned by PepsiCo Inc. This is in accordance to the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights (PPVFR) Authority order issued on Friday.
Dr. Vandana Shiva, the Founder and President of Navdanya, Technology and Natural Resource Policy who was awarded the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’ explains how the World Bank is waging a war against India’s farmers.
In the backdrop of the Farmer's Protest (Kissan Andolan), India and UAE have signed an ambitious $7 billion Food Corridor agreement according to which UAE will invest billions of dollars in a food processing complex in India which will...
Kim Jong Un, the North Korean leader has ordered pet dogs to be confiscated in the country’s capital. The reason given was that the pooches represent Western “decadence’’. However, pet owners fear they are really being rounded-up to be...