3 August 2020 — Sustainable Pulse
New Report Shows Africa’s Green Revolution is “Failing On Its Own Terms”
Fourteen years ago, the Bill and Melinda Gates and Rockefeller foundations launched the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) with the goal of bringing Africa its own Green Revolution in agricultural productivity. Armed with high-yield commercial seeds, fertilizers and pesticides, AGRA eventually set the goal to double productivity and incomes by 2020 for 30 million small-scale farming households while reducing food insecurity by half in 20 countries.
Expert Groups Sue USDA over New Murky GMO Labeling Rules
The Center for Food Safety (CFS) has filed a lawsuit in a U.S. federal court against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) challenging the USDA’s new rules on GMO labeling of genetically engineered (GE) or GMO foods, which they now call “bioengineered foods.”
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