There is money to be made in farming, but not by the farmers. This book presentation uncovers the reasons why farmers around the world are poor and there are a billion hungry people. The terms of trade for farmers continually declines and farmers are forced off the land. Governments and international bodies advocate further deregulation and trade liberalization and greater use of technology, yet these policies have undoubtedly failed in their stated aims of increasing food security and rural prosperity. The beneficiaries have only been the agribusiness corporations which have been instrumental in the design of the new order of agricultural production.
Nick Rose: Books That Shape Lives
Nick Rose of Sustain: The Australian Food Network introduced “Books That Shape Lives.” As we know, books can have a profound affect on our lives and Nick shares a few that have profoundly changed his direction in life leading to his career and passion for a fairer and more democratic food system.