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agribusiness Agricultural Biotechnology - corporate spider web of companies
News archive on BSE at BBC Europe 
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy IATP 
IATP Listserv Archives  on dozens of related topics -- everything from antibiotics to farm policy to genetically modified food to WTO concerns  hot.gif (158 bytes)
Family Farms and U.S. Trade Policy - U.S. family farm leader speaks to European farmers , by Bill Christison, Brussels, Belgium / Chillicothe, Missouri, U.S.A. 
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Food First  

“Genetic Imperialism” And “Bio-Serfdom” The Implications Of Genetic Engineering For Farmers And Agriculture (PDF format)
A summary of Agriculture and Biotechnology issues at the 3rd WTO Ministerial, Nov 29-Dec 3, 1999 in Seattle
The End of Family Farms--The New Politics of Food from The Nation
World Resources Institute  
Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA)   
Food & Agriculture in Africa

Society for Ethnomedicine  AGEM)  
UN Food and Agricultural Organization FAO  
The Politics of Carbon
News archive on BSE at BBC Europe 
Corporate Agribusiness Research Project 
Bovine Growth Hormone, BGH
National Farmers Union (NFU)  
Canadian National Farmers Union    
Cargill and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) from The Ecologist Magazine 
Foot and Mouth   IATP listserv archive
Forty Years of IRRI - Forty Years of Peasant Struggle Against Feudalism and Imperialism (PDF)

  Pesticides
Rachel's Weekly - Back Issues  
Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) 
Organophosphates 
Beyond the Chemical Century from Pesticide Action Network 
PAN Pesticide Database 
The Politics of Pesticides

  Books:
The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture by Wendell Berry - today's agribusiness takes farming out of its cultural context, and is destructive to the lives of farmers and to our culture as a whole.
Stolen Harvest : The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply by Vandana Shiva
Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge   by Vandana Shiva - A learned, clear and passionately stated objection to the ways in which Western businesses expropriate natural processes and traditional knowledge
How the Other Half Dies -  The Real Reasons for World Hunger, Susan George at Transnational Institute
The Violence of the Green Revolution - Third World Agriculture, Ecology and Politics, Vandana Shiva Third World Network

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