Rice Farmers Planting Rice, Banaue, Philippines.
The Banaue rice terraces are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The terraces were declared a GE free zone, by the provincial government in 2009.
As the biotechnology industry continues to hail GE (genetic engineering) as the solution to innumerable problems, the grim reality unfolds in our fields and in the market place. The stories contained in this dossier document these failures, both...
Sustainable agriculture that embraces diversity over monoculture, as demonstrated by traditional forms of Chinese rice farming, has multiple benefits including greater yields, pest and weed control, disease resistance, increased nitrogen...
Kenyan farmers utilize local knowledge of ecological and sustainable farming practices to cope with pests, enhancing yields over industrial agriculture or monoculture, by up to 350 percent.
As climate change increasingly impacts on agriculture around the world, ecological and sustainable agricultural solutions prove best for climate resilience, farmers and the environment.
A global review of agricultural development with 400 participating scientists concludes that industrial agriculture cannot continue, and GE is not a priority.
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