Family Farming in Brazil and USA

While scientists and policy makers struggle to find ideas to combat the global food crisis, cases where family farmers themselves have devised solutions, some of which are both sustainable and highly productive, continue to emerge. Despite the promise of these initiatives, they are commonly overlooked. Sergio Schneider, Professor at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, will talk … Read more

Water Justice!

part of Grassroots Science Based on their experiences of the world water forum 2012 and the alternative world water forum 2012, both held in Marseille, Rossella, Giacomo and Sara, will present the narratives and discourses  that dominate thinking about water and promising counter narratives. Rutgerd Boelens, Associate Professor irrigation and water management and Visiting Professor … Read more