Roy Steiner

0 Q&A with an architect of the Gates-funded ‘green revolution’ for Africa

Kofi Annan and Melinda Gates at 2012 African Green Revolution Forum, TanzaniaFlickr, agrforum While Bill Gates was in New York City to stump for polio eradication at last week’s ‘high-level’ side meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, Melinda Gates was attending another fairly high-level meeting in Arusha, Tanzania -…

9 Don’t be too quick to dismiss organic farming for Africa

By Lisa Stiffler, special correspondent One of the world’s leading advocates of the need for agricultural reform in Africa, speaking in Seattle earlier this week, said organic farming methods are already being used by poor farmers and they aren’t working. Organic farming cannot alone meet our planet’s food needs was…