Rural Development Leadership Network

RURAL ROUNDTABLE ON WORLD FOOD CRISIS
Reading List

Mandela group declares food human right
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=5393765

FAONewsroom:  Initiative on soaring food prices now covers 54 countries
http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/news/2008/1000877/index.html

World food crisis hits home
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/business/360096_foodshortage23.html

Soaring Grain Prices – Catfish – NY Times p.1   7/18/08
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/18/business/18catfish.html

World food crisis turns rice into gold - Times Online
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/asia/article3828373.ece

The World Food Crisis - the Nation
http://www.thenation.com/doc/20080512/nichols

Haiti Food Crisis  - Joia
http://www.boston.com/news/world/latinamerica/articles/2008/05/15/roots_of_haiti_food_crisis_traced_to_land_issues_floods_trade_policy/

The World's Growing Food-Price Crisis – TIME
http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1717572,00.html

THE WORLD FOOD CRISIS – TIME
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,911503,00.html

The New Economics of Hunger
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/story/2008/04/26/ST2008042602333.html

World Food Crisis Worsening
http://www.voanews.com/english/archive/2008-04/2008-04-25-voa33.cfm?CFID=14381514&CFTOKEN=92681792

What is Community Food Security?
http://www.whyhunger.org/programs/fslc/topics/community-food-security.html

A Better Way to Feed the Hungry – Frances Moore Lappé and Anna Lappé
http://www.smallplanet.org/writings/item/writings_co_authored_by_frances_and_anna_lappe

Blame Game
http://www.oaklandinstitute.org/pdfs/Blame_Game_Brief.pdf

New Biosafety Proposals
http://www.saynotogmos.com/ud2008/uaug08a.php

Empty Policies for Empty Plates
www.grassrootsonline.org/news-publications/press-releases/empty-policies- empty-plates

Seeing Red – Mother Jones – Barbara Kinsolving
http://www.motherjones.com/news/feature/2007/05/seeing_red.html

Oneida Nation
http://www.oneidanation.org/ocifs

You are What You Grow
http://reclaimdemocracy.org/articles/2007/pollan_you_grow.php

Harvesting Money in a Hungry world
http://www.victorhanson.com/articles/hanson080108.html

Time for the Harvest: Renewing Native Food Systems
http://www.firstnations.org/Publications/NativeFoodSummit2004Report.pdf

Position Paper on Pigford Legislation – Minority Farmers Lawsuit
www.federationsoutherncoop.com/pigford/explainpigford%20.pdf