9 June 2016
Livestock in low-input systems conference

SOPA and OF&G event in Cumbria

28 June 2016
Agricology Open Day at Daylesford

a farm tour and gathering of partners and experts



20 May 2016
Organic farmers urge Commission to ban patents on seeds

Dutch Ministry of Agriculture hosts symposium on plant breeders' rights

13 May 2016
Winner of the Soil farmer of the Year announced

Clive Bailye wins, organic grower Iain Tolhurst awarded second prize



13 April 2016
Organic farm incomes up in 2015

Organic farm profits increasing with organic dairy farming outperforming conventional

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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