Traditional leaders are seeking to construct a middle ground in a battle over Zambia’s new land policy, one that rejects efforts to privatize customary land through formal titling but improves tenure security by granting villagers traditional landholding certificates.
A new report on Mozambique and Zambia shows even smaller, less egregious land acquisitions are undermining food security in some of the world’s hungriest countries.
Food Tank spoke with JoAnne Berkenkamp, a Senior Advocate in the Food & Agriculture Program at the NRDC, about the problem of food waste.
Malawian farmers oppose provisions in the government’s seed policy that would threaten their livelihoods and popular seed varieties.
Trade ministers from around the world are concluding a contentious week of negotiations in Nairobi, Kenya under the WTO’s Doha Development Round.
The Mozambique Council of Ministers is considering a massive project along the Lurio River in northern Mozambique without consulting the local people.
The World Health Organization (WHO) concluded that glyphosate, the herbicide in Monsanto’s Roundup weed-killer, is probably carcinogenic to humans.