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The food miles debate

With rising concerns over climate change, there are questions being raised in the North about the impact of importing foodstuffs by long distance air freight. For the smallholder farmers in developing countries who have worked hard to meet export standards, the danger of losing those markets is deeply worrying. Points of View presents the response of Kenyan farmers, exporters and horticultural advisors to some key issues in the food miles debate.
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If you are interested in this topic, we invite you to watch the movie Mango which focuses on how producers in southern countries are getting to grips with sustainable agriculture http://mango-film.org
posted by: Mango (13:06:53 Fri 9th August 2013)

 

 

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