Manufacturing a food crisis

In addition to pointing to biofuel as the culprit, the neoliberal policies of the World Bank and IMF in agriculture also bear great responsibility in creating a food crisis, as the examples in Mexico, Philippines and Malawi show. Farmers' groups opposing the paradigm of a globalized capitalist industrial agriculture have established an international network also proposing an alternative – food sovereignty.

The original article was published in The Nation June 2, 2008.