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Johannesburg Agriculture Assessment: Monday, April 7

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | April 7, 2008 1 comment

Today, governments, NGOs and scientists began debating some of key ideas to be included in the text of the United Nations Agriculture Assessment.  There was considerable progress and agreement, but it will be a few more days until the...

Agriculture Asssessment- Johannesburg, part 1

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | April 5, 2008 1 comment

Saturday April 5, 2008 This weekend, representatives of 60 countries, and 30 civil society organizations and dozens of scientific experts convene in Johannesburg to take part in the International Assessment of Agricultural Science for...

The militant wing of Flower Power

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | April 5, 2008

This is the militant wing of Flower Power.  That’s what a recent Time magazine retrospective on the fiftieth anniversary of the peace symbol called Greenpeace.  At any rate, the Greenpeace volunteer department in Vancouver has...

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