Monthly Archives: September 2009

Reflection on Norman Borlaug’s Green Revolution

Fascinating debate at Times Online about the merits and drawbacks of the Green Revolution. “For someone of my generation, growing up under postwar food rationing, the idea that food would always be plentiful and cheap seemed about as likely as a portable phone that you could carry around with you. For many of us the […]

On the Silk Road

FYF team member Catriona Fox is currently in India with Kevin E.G Perry, the amateur journalist finalist in the Guardian Journalism competition. We are supporting him to research an article about traditional silk handloom weavers in Varanasi. Visit his blog to read his thoughts on his trip so far: http://www.on-the-silk-road.blogspot.com/