CIVICUS speaks with Barbara Adams, senior policy analyst at the Global Policy Forum (GPF), on the problem of private finance within the UN development system, and the need for civil society action in response to these growing trends.
Although wealthy nations like the US and UK satisfy the basic needs of their citizens, they do so at a level of resource use that is far beyond what is globally sustainable. If all seven billion or more people are to live well within the limits of our planet, radical changes are required based on a fairer sharing of resources, explains Daniel O'Neill.
What model of farming can end nutritional deprivation while restoring and conserving food-growing resources for our progeny? The answer lies in the emergent model of agroecology, often called “organic” or ecological agriculture, writes Frances Moore Lappé.
Con l’aggravarsi della crisi economica, la principale responsabilità dei governi è ridisegnare i nostri sistemi politici ed economici in modo che nessuno muoia di fame. Ma questo non accadrà mai senza un’esplosione di sostegno pubblico senza precedenti, scrive Mohammed Mesbahi.