Sustainable Development

Groundbreaking New UN Report on How to Feed the World's Hungry: Ditch Corporate-Controlled Agriculture

A new report from the UN advises ditching corporate-controlled and chemically intensive farming in favor of agroecology.

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Farmers Can't Afford to Invest in Biotechnology without a Fairer Deal from Supermarkets

The "big four" supermarket chains (Tesco, Sainsbury, Asda and Morrisons) now control more than 70% of the UK's grocery market.

That means they are the most likely customers for overseas producers and it gives them enormous buying power. With it comes the ability to force down prices for farmers and farm workers.

Read more: Farmers Can't Afford to Invest in Biotechnology without a Fairer Deal from Supermarkets

   

Role of Corporate Sector In Sustainable Development - Need of The Hour

The earth is restricted and has only a certain inadequate capability. Consequently, augmentation can only occur over a limited period, until that aptitude is improved. This gives rise to the idea of sustainable development.

In short, sustainable development implies progress that meets the need of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

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What is Sustainable Development?

Sustainable development is a broad concept that refers to meeting the needs of people without hurting the environment. The concept covers meeting economic, environmental and social needs of everyone without hurting anyone or anything in the process.

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