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Why do the World Bank’s new indicators, “Enabling the Business of Agriculture” pose a threat to African agriculture?

By Matt Canfield AGRA Watch has long been concerned with the Gates Foundation’s funding for agri-business and pro-corporate agricultural policies in Africa. However, what was at first a simple model of philanthrocapitalism—the use of apparent philanthropy…

Blogs, Reports, Fact Sheets, & More: CAGJ/AGRA Watch at UN Conference on Biodiversity

In December, staff and members of CAGJ and AGRA Watch traveled to Mexico to present in a conference in Mexico City on the current state of genetic engineering, participate in the UN Conference on Biodiversity in Cancun, and organize a side event with our African and European partners on the Gates Foundation and philanthrocapitalism. The … Continue reading “Blogs, Reports, Fact Sheets, & More: CAGJ/AGRA Watch at UN Conference on Biodiversity”

Report-back on Mexico City Conference on GMOs

Taking Stock – 20 Years of GM Crops – 40 Years of ‘Genetic Engineering’

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Speaking truth to power and building strong relationships Friends, Family, Comrades, After interning with AGRA Watch for the past five months, I had the to opportunity to travel to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity Conference…

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CAGJ is creating a more just global food system Greetings supporters of CAGJ! My name is Mandy Edwards, and I am in the midst of my 9 month Master’s in Social Work practicum internship, working as…

Blogs, Reports, Fact Sheets, & More: CAGJ/AGRA Watch at UN Conference on Biodiversity

In December, staff and members of CAGJ and AGRA Watch traveled to Mexico to present in a conference in Mexico City on the current state of genetic engineering, participate in the UN Conference on Biodiversity in…

Report-back on Mexico City Conference on GMOs

Taking Stock – 20 Years of GM Crops – 40 Years of ‘Genetic Engineering’ On December 1st and 2nd, AGRA Watch member Phil Bereano and CAGJ Organizing Director Simone Adler joined scientists from around the world…

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In the age of Trump, CAGJ needs your support now more than ever Hi CAGJ supporters! My name is Ross Kirshenbaum, I have co-chaired the Food Justice Project for nearly two years now. I first learned…

Report on CAGJ Panel at UN Conference on Biodiversity

This is a report on the side event that CAGJ/AGRA Watch organized at the UN Conference on Biodiversity COP13 Negotiations on the Convention on Biological Diversity in Cancun, Mexico. The event, Biodiversity Under Threat: The Gates…

Fair Trade for the Holidays Deadline Extended to THURS 5PM!

Take part in our Fair Trade for the Holidays Fundraiser with favorites and new items! Deadline extended to 5pm, THURSDAY  DECEMBER 15! Check it out and order on our Fair Trade for the Holidays webpage. Featuring local honey,…