10 May 2017
Tree fodder: food for thought?

Does tree fodder have a role to play in today’s livestock farming in the UK?

22 June 2017
Agroforestry 2017

Improving productivity for farmers and foresters



20 April 2017
Innovative Farmers now free to join

Easier access to innovation as membership fees scrapped

19 April 2017
Sustainability of permaculture, organic and conventional farms

Seeking farms for sustainability assessments



1 February 2017
The future of UK organic support

Defra minister announces continued support post-Brexit

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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