13 May 2014
Agroforestry and Biodiversity

Farm Woodland Forum annual meeting

21 May 2014
Hazel dormouse ecology and conservation

Training day at Elm Farm

23 April 2014
Legumes in fertility-building leys

Large birdsfoot trefoil, Meadow Pea and White Sweetclover profiled

21 April 2014
Improving resource efficiency in crop and livestock systems

Report from NUE-CROPS and LI-BREEDS workshops

11 March 2014
Agroforestry letter to Defra

26 organisations call for Defra to back agroforestry

Can Organic Farming Feed the World?

Category: Research
17 November 2003

‘Can organic farming feed the world?’ is a question that is generally posed as a put-down by those people who are against organic farming, and is used as part of a defense of conventional agriculture. It is hardly ever raised by people who are seriously contemplating the subject and rarely by someone prepared to even briefly consider that feeding the world - whether by organic or conventional methods - has hardly anything to do with agriculture and is mainly to do with finance and power.For the full article please click here.

Keywords: organic farming feed world global hunger starving famine conventional agriculture population human money nutrition World Bank TNC grain market Woodward

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