Monthly Archives: January 2009

GM Crops – Should we believe in them?

Elida Zgambo, Citizen Farmer Originally uploaded by Find Your Feet Tales of intimidation My colleague Olivia recently came back from a rather disturbing GM Freeze talk by Percy Schmeiser. Percy, is a farmer from Bruno, Saskatchewan in Canada, whose Canola (rape seed) fields were contaminated with Monsanto’s Round-Up Ready Canola. He became involved in a […]

Deforestation and Desertification

Composting in Malawi Originally uploaded by Find Your Feet Before joining Find Your Feet I spent two years working in Mauritania. The effects of desertification, the process by which productive land becomes unproductive desert, were clear. Previously nomadic peoples now inhabit makeshift shacks on the outskirts of Nouakchott, a city that does not have the […]

Pilot projects and participation

Joba, Jharkhand, India Originally uploaded by Find Your Feet It’s great to be able to welcome in the New Year knowing that, over the coming five years, we will be able to support even more people in India to build a better future for themselves. The BLF recently awarded us a grant of £467,680 of […]

Seed Conservation

Seed Conservation Originally uploaded by Find Your Feet After a ride across London in the wind and rain to work yesterday morning, it was good to arrive to a colourful story from one of our partners in India. Being a new member of the FYF team, I love these little sources of inspiration. Our partner […]