4 January 2017
The Oxford Real Farming Conference 2017

Gathering of the UK's sustainable and organic food and farming movements

19 January 2017
Tree to heat

Making use of on-farm woody resources



9 December 2016
Organic Regulation review: we need a new start

Negotiations reach standstill

9 December 2016
ORC Bulletin 121 is at the printers

Spring/Summer issue available for free download



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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