Masters of Health Magazine August 2022 - Page 138

OCA  and Vandana Shiva on the “Food Crisis”

As my long-term India-based friend and political ally, Vandana Shiva points out, the 2022 global Food Crisis (the third in 15 years) is not primarily driven by food scarcity nor supply chain breakdowns. Tallying up global food inventories, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the World Bank, and the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES), all admit there is currently “no risk of global food supply shortages.” In reality there’s plenty of food for everyone, including the 840 million poverty-stricken people who will be going to bed hungry tonight. The wicked root of the crisis, as Vandana states, are those “sowing hunger and reaping profits.” <<Read More.>>

Food, Dispossession and Dependency. Resisting the New World Order

Colin Todhunter writes:

“We are currently seeing an acceleration of the corporate consolidation of the entire global agri-food chain. The high-tech/big data conglomerates, including Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook and Google, have joined traditional agribusiness giants, such as Corteva, Bayer, Cargill and Syngenta, in a quest to impose their model of food and agriculture on the world...." <<Read More>>