Devinder Sharma

India, the GM-trashbin

While the world wakes to the human health and environment nuisance of genetically modified crops, India is fast turning into a dustbin for the new technology.

May 10, 2004

Rice and sovereignty

The grain that sustains more than half of the world's population may soon be owned and controlled by a private company.

Mar 13, 2004

Farms and jobs: Not much to feel good about

Hunger has emerged as robustly sustainable in the Southasian heartland.

Feb 15, 2004

Towards a Grey Revolution

The message from the Government of India is becoming clear: farmers get out of agriculture and make way for the contractors.

Jan 01, 2004

WTO and agriculture

The Great Trade Robbery and the neo-poor.

Sep 01, 2003

Feeding profits

Eliminating not hunger, but the hungry

Jun 01, 2003

Nothing free or fair about it

A complicated and veiled system of tariffs allows Western countries to protect their tiny farming populations while millions of farmers in developing countries are swamped under a tide of cheap imports. Such systemic hypocrisy in …

Mar 01, 2003

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