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Road map: the route towards transformation

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 […]

The Future of our Daily Bread: Regeneration or Collapse

Our Food Systems are collapsing Ecologically, Socially and Financially: The Alternative of Agroecology has become a Survival Imperative. Navdanya presents new evidenceon the imminent collapse of our food systems – ecologically, socially and financially if we continue on the path of industrial agriculture based on chemicals, monocultures and corporate control of food and farming. Download […]

Food for Health Fact-Sheet

Food for Health Manifesto: a few data – Environmental contaminants and pesticides More than 80,000 new chemicals and 20 million by-products have been on the market since World War II. Since 1945, global pesticide production has increased about 26 times: from 0.1 to 2.7 million tonnes. http://www.questia.com/magazine/1G1-90161456/popsculture In Italy, pesticide residues were found in 67% […]

Manifesto Food for Health

Enough is enough. While soils are poisoned by toxic chemicals, the industrial model is stifling small-scale free agriculture and killing biodiversity. The standardisation of food deprived of its nutrients, the huge interests that drive multinationals and governments are depriving citizens and consumers of the protections they have a right to. This is the reality that […]

Leh Declaration – Earth Journey to Ladakh

“Today, 6th August 2018, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Council joins hands with the government of Sikkim, Navdanya and LEHO in Mission Organic Himalaya 2030“ Leh Declaration, 6th August 2018 “While the Himalaya and Ladakh shape the climate of Asia, climate change driven by fossil fuel use over 200 years of industrialization is now changing the climate […]

Indonesia: an Agroecology Mobilization

Indonesia is a country with complex dynamics, rich in diversity, both in biological and sociocultural terms, which is paying the price of the myopic subjugation to the dogmas of productivity, without realizing the damage caused by it to the environment and its inhabitants. Indonesia’s civil society, however, is beginning to realize the dangers on the […]

Manifesto on Economic Democracy

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.

9 FAQ about pesticides

1 What is glyphosate and why should I be concerned? Glyphosate is the active principle of the main herbicides used in agriculture. Since 1974 in the U.S., over 1.6 billion kilograms of glyphosate active ingredient have been used or 19% of estimated global use of glyphosate (8.6 billion kilograms). Globally, glyphosate use has risen almost […]

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