Thirty eight representatives from more than thirty organizations met at Dr. Shiva’s Navdanya Farm to network and explore next steps for Regeneration International, a cooperative of stake holders committed to promoting small scale organic farming as a solution to climate change.
About Vandana Shiva
Scientist, philosopher, feminist, author, environmentalist, activist, Dr. Vandana Shiva is a one-woman movement for peace, sustainability and social justice. In 1991, Dr. Shiva founded Navdanya, a national movement to protect the diversity and integrity of living resources. Among Vandana Shiva's many honours is the Right Livelihood Award for her work in placing women and ecology at the center of the international development agenda. She is the author of more than 300 papers in leading scientific and technical journals, and her book-length publications.
Entries by Vandana Shiva
In a regenerative world, it’s OK to eat meat, but if you’re going to do so, it’s imperative to transition to organic, grass-fed and free-range–and not in the quantities Big Ag and Big Food would have you do. Any other way and we are contributing to global warming, impacting our health and, by the way, engaging significantly in animal cruelty.
This environment day is dominated by President Trump walking out of the Paris agreement. A “concrete-ist” afraid of the “winds of change”. What does Trump’s cowardice imply for international obligations to protect the earth, for a future based on ecological justice, for sowing the seeds of Earth Democracy?
¿Cuál es el camino seguro de la alimentación? Cómo es que la ambición de la Industria Alimentaria envenena cada vez más a la humanidad, exclavisándonos al modelo alimenticio superficial. Vandana Shiva habla en éste artículo sobre el verdadero significado de nuestra comida.
Corporations are trying to replace our democracies with secret agreements and secret courts controlled by the 0.01 per cent super wealthy. The time is ripe for a planetary freedom movement that defends and protects the freedoms of all beings from this 0.01 per cent.
Biodiversity and small farmers are the foundation of food security, not corporations like Monsanto which are destroying biodiversity and pushing farmers to suicide. These crimes against humanity must stop.
“Organic farming is the answer to drought and climate change. If we do not respect the soil and if we do not recommit ourselves to ahimsa, we can rapidly disintegrate as a civilisation.”
“Anna Swaraj (Food Freedom) is the birthright of every Indian,” says Dr. Vandana Shiva. On January 30th 2016, Gandhi’s martyrdom day, Navdanya was joined by numerous Gandhian and farmers’ groups in the launch of the Satyagraha for Gandhi’s Ghani to defend nutrition rich traditional oils and boycott toxic soya oil being dumped on Indians through ‘Free Trade.’
Celebrate the “International Year of Pulses” with Navdanya’s Pulse of Life Campaign. Pulses are truly the pulse of life: for the soil, for people and the planet.
In India, Dr. Vandana Shiva is a force for change not only among the commentariat but also on the ground. On a recent trip to California, Shiva spoke with Acres U.S.A., covering an amazing amount of ground.
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