Raj Patel and Eric Holt-Giménez

Asian Farmers'

Food sovereignty, the democratisation of food systems and the trouble with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa are among the topics touched on by Raj Patel and Eric Holt-Giménez, in a lively interview with Pambazuka News about their latest book, read more

Raj Patel and Eric Holt-Giménez look at the food protests as "angry rebellions of hungry people fed up with the inequitable global food system.' They argue that neoliberalism and global capitalism have eroded policies that would have protected the already poor from sliding into starvation.

It was just a matter of time… and not long at that. The world food crisis and the explosion of “food riots” across the globe has been turned into an opportunity. By whom? By the same institutions t...read more