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UK's National Farmers Union criticizes NGOs

In the UK, the National Farmers Union is criticizing NGOs for downplaying the benefits of biofuels while focusing on supposed negative aspects, forgetting that increased demand for crops from biofuels encourages on-farm investment and R&D that leads to increased net food production. More on the story.

June 2, 2011 More

Mexican NGOs protest Chiapas resettlements; say lands may be converted to biofuels

In Mexico, Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Human Rights Center, Fray Pedro Lorenzo de la Nada Human Rights Center, Serapaz and other NGOs are protesting what they call the forced displacement of local peasant villages in the Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve. The national government has slated the region for eco-tourism development, while activists at RECOMA […]

March 4, 2010 | 0 Comments More