Jeff Kirkpatrick: Food for Thought

“GMOs are the wrong answer to the wrong problem. The problem is not that there is not enough food, but that too many people have no access to adequate food.” – Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (a “Philippine organization of landless peasants, small farmers, farm workers, subsistence fisher-folk, peasant women and rural youth”)

 

Food Revolution Now

Food for Thought

By Jeff Kirkpatrick – Food Revolution Now

This is a working post that will be updated periodically.

Last update: January 15, 2017

This working post is a resource of publications related to food and agricultural issues. Topics listed include publications on food sovereignty, food justice, food security, GMOs, agroecology, organic agriculture and related subjects.

The subject of food is becoming an increasingly complex issue. This is especially true as fewer and larger corporations own more of the world’s food system – from seeds [1] (through patent and intellectual property rights); to distribution; to large industrial agricultural practices and the reduction of small family owned farms and more. Food is a human right [2] and it is not something that should be run by corporations whose purpose is to make a profit at any cost, of for governments to use as a weapon. [

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This entry was posted in Activism, Activist, Africa, Agroecology, Anthropocene, Corporate control of food system, Feeding the world, Food Security, Food Sovereignty, Gene flow, Genetic Diversity, Genetically modified food, GM Crop, Industrial Agriculture, Jeff Kirkpatrick, Shared posts from other blogs. Bookmark the permalink.

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