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India’s Agriculture Minister Releases new book “Wealth per Acre”

India’s Agriculture Minister Shree Radha Mohan Singh releases new book “Wealth per Acre” on true costs of industrial and ecological farming, by Dr. Vandana Shiva and Dr. Vaibhav Singh.The book is published by Natraj Publishers. More photos: Navdanya: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152767821896030.1073741846.186535646029 Dr. Vaibhav Singh: https://www.facebook.com/vaibhav.singh.148/media_set?set=a.885322661479122&type=1 Seed Freedom Calendar event: http://seedfreedom.in/events/indias-agriculture-minister-releases-new-book-wealth-per-acre/

Of food, farmers and WTO’s doublespeak

by Dr. Vandana Shiva – The Asian Age, 8 October 2014 Source: http://vandanashiva.com/?p=157 Double standards in the WTO rules are exposed when India’s subsidies of $12 bn to its 500 mn farmers are considered ‘trade distorting’, while US subsidies of $120 bn to its 2 mn farmers are not     The conflict between “free …

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Deepak Chopra congratulates Vandana Shiva for leading the crusade against GMO

Saving Ourselves, Saving Our Planet   Source: http://youtu.be/upgXLMOefSQ Deepak Chopra congratulates Vandana Shiva for leading the crusade against GMO. However to avert near mass extinction of our species & of life on our planet we need a critical mass of sanity & love in action. — Related event: Dr Vandana Shiva talking with other prominent …

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A Low Blow from on High

by John Krich – The Edge Review, 29 Aug- 4 Sep 2014 Why did The New Yorker magazine trash an Indian environmental icon? — More information: Category Archives: The New Yorker Responses: http://vandanashiva.com/?cat=14 Related articles: Seeds of Truth – A response to The New Yorker, by Dr. Vandana Shiva: http://seedfreedom.in/seeds-of-truth-a-response-to-the-new-yorker/ Gunning for Vandana Shiva, by Louis …

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Call to Action for Seed, Food and Earth Democracy

Press Release The Global Alliance for Seed Freedom invites you to join people and communities around the globe, from the 20th of September to the 20th of October, to reaffirm our commitment to Seed Freedom, Food Freedom and Earth Democracy. At this time of global crisis, as our planet faces economic and ecological collapse, we …

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Dr. Vandana Shiva visits Sri Lanka

INDEX Article: Current development model all about greed and making money, says India’s top philosopher – The Sunday Times LK, 6 July 2014 VIDEO – Dr. Vandana Shiva: Right to Seeds & Water, a talk given on 30/6/14 in Colombo Sri Lanka VIDEO – Metta Convention 2014, 27-29 June – Colombo, Sri Lanka Facebook Photo …

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Ghana: Atikpo Flails Away, Never Lands A Blow On Shiva

Food Sovereignty Ghana, 4 July 2014 Source: http://foodsovereigntyghana.org/atikpo-flails-away-never-lands-a-blow-on-shiva/ Dr. Atikpo and OFAB appear brilliant at building straw men to argue against and tear down with much ferocity.  Unfortunately they do not address the points made by Dr. Shiva regarding GMOs.  They do not address the real dangers of GMOs to Ghana or to the people who …

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Tanzania: Dr Vandana Shiva – Physicist Who Has Put a Human Face On Agriculture

By Mary Ramadhani - allAfrica, 26 June 2014 Source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201406260866.html Women have a knack of understanding the environment in a way they ensure they do not destroy nature. Most of the gardens seen outside homes and small farms are cultivated by the very women who are labeled the weaker sex. In Iringa, there is a woman who …

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Generously motivated

by Vandana Shiva – The Asian Age, 18 June 2014 Source: http://www.asianage.com/columnists/generously-motivated-526 Upholding our laws to defend biosafety is in national interest. But this is not the motivation guiding the IB, whose report repeats the false claims of the GMO industry about Bt cotton. Intelligence agencies are supposed to protect the safety and security of …

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