Wednesday, 16 April 2008

IAASTD: CHANGE IN FARMING CAN FEED THE WORLD

By JULIA DAY, STEPS Centre member

The 2,500-page International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD) report has garnered support from sixty countries, the World Bank and most UN bodies for radical changes in world farming. Today's Guardian carries the story.

STEPS member John Thompson takes an in-depth look at on the conflicts that led up to the report's publication, and how global assessments on these crucial issues need to change.

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