Download pdf In January 2020, the Gates foundation launched “The Bill & Melinda Gates Agricultural Innovations LLC”, also known as “Gates Ag One”. Gates Ag One was formulated to be a subsidiary of the Gates Foundation and is to be led by Joe Cornelius, the previous director of the BMGF Global Growth & Opportunity Division. […]
Paper on Springer Nature – Development: “The Biodiversity Paradigm: Building Resilience for Human and Environmental Health”
© Society for International Development 2020 Cite: Shroff, R., Cortés, C.R. The Biodiversity Paradigm: Building Resilience for Human and Environmental Health. Development (2020). https://doi.org/10.1057/s41301-020-00260-2 Abstract It is a well-established fact that biodiversity is pivotal to human and planetary health, completely entwining biodiverse natural systems into a continuum, through our food systems, into human health. This […]
Gates to a Global Empire over Seed, Food, Health, Knowledge …and the Earth – A Global Citizens’ Report coordinated by Gates to a Global Empire …over Seed, Food, Health, Knowledge and The Earth A Global Citizens’ Report Report Synthesis © Navdanya International First edition October 2020 Written by Carla Ramos Cortés Front Cover Illustration: Federico […]
Nurturing diversity in our guts and on our farms to reduce health risks and increase food system resilience
By Salvatore Ceccarelli – Extract from Navdanya International Report The Future of Food – Farming with Nature, Cultivating the Future – November 2019 Orginally published in: Bioversity International (2019) Agrobiodiversity Index Report 2019: risk and resilience. Rome (Italy): Bioversity International 182 p. ISBN: 978-92-9255-125-4: https://hdl.handle.net/10568/100820 – Reproduced with the author’s permission KEY MESSAGES: Crop diversity […]
By Nadia El-Hage Scialabba – Extract from Navdanya International Report The Future of Food – Farming with Nature, Cultivating the Future – November 2019 “First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.” (Mahatma Gandhi) Introduction Purpose. This chapter reviews the state of affairs in food and […]
Biodiversity for a Healthy Planet and Healthy People Extract from the Manifesto Food for Health – Cultivating Biodiversity, Cultivating Health Graphic Project: Navdanya International Design & Print: PRINTFORCE First edition, March 2019 Download Pdf
The transition towards local, ecological and diverse food systems is a social, economic and democratic imperative Civic actions Save grow and reproduce traditional seed varieties to safeguard biodiversity. They need to be saved not as museum pieces in germplasm banks, but in living Seed Banks as a basis of a health care system Grow Gardens […]
Economic Democracy = People, Nature, Environment, Work | Economic democracy is now a social, political, ecological imperative. Sowing the seeds of the future demands that we participate in democratically shaping our economies and our systems of production and consumption and replacing corporate monopolies with commons , competition between people with cooperation.
This beautiful planet that has evolved over 4-5 billion years and sustained humanity for 200,000 years is now poisoned and polluted and its biodiversity is being pirated and plundered at rates that threaten the very existence of our species.
Open letter to the Sardinian society The letter shows that “Sardinians strongly request a change, being aware of the opportunity of life in a land still rich in biodiversity, despite the suffered damage and which can still get rid of big financial and economic powers. It can become a garden where the man and the […]