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The blog is a place where GRAIN staff and others post their comments, suggestions, hints and assessments of documents, places or events. Or just share information that we think is interesting.

There can be no justifications for land grabbing!

“There can be no justifications for land grabbing!” social movements and CSOs tell World Bank, UN agencies and government. A news release.

“There can be no justifications for land grabbing!” social movements and CSOs tell World Bank, UN agencies and government. A news release.

Miami rice: the business of disaster in Haiti

Among those benefiting handsomely from the disaster aid are U.S. corporations who have accessed U.S. government contracts. A reveiling story by Beverly Bell and Tory Field

Among those benefiting handsomely from the disaster aid are U.S. corporations who have accessed U.S. government contracts. A reveiling story by Beverly Bell and Tory Field

Open source seeds?

An interesting proposal by Jack Kloppenburg to defend seeds learning from the open source software movement

An interesting proposal by Jack Kloppenburg to defend seeds learning from the open source software movement

Rooibos robbery

Nestlé accused of biopirating South African genetic resources

Nestlé accused of biopirating South African genetic resources

The global food supply chain

A good overview of how the global food supply chain has developed over the past decades. By 3D

A good overview of how the global food supply chain has developed over the past decades. By 3D

Stop land grabbing now

Say No to the principles of “responsible” agro-enterprise investment promoted by the World Bank - a message to the World Bank and the international community. By La Via Campesina – FIAN – Land Research Action Network – GRAIN, and many others. 22 April 2010

Say No to the principles of “responsible” agro-enterprise investment promoted by the World Bank - a message to the World Bank and the international community. By La Via Campesina – FIAN – Land Research Action Network – GRAIN, and many others. 22 April 2010

An open letter to Oxfam America

An Oxfam America project concludes that “transgenic crops offer enormous possibilities". The open letterr, co-signed by GRAIN, expresses concern.

An Oxfam America project concludes that “transgenic crops offer enormous possibilities". The open letterr, co-signed by GRAIN, expresses concern.