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Topic: Agribusiness

Agribusiness refers to the industrial and commercial aspects of agriculture, involving the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural products.

More on: Agribusiness

The podcast episodes provided discuss various aspects of agribusiness, including its impact on animal welfare, the reliability of organic certification, and the marginalization of smallholder farmers and women in the food production system.

In The Failures of 'Organic' Farming, the episode investigates incidents of animal cruelty at a renowned organic dairy farm, exposing the lack of regulation and oversight in the treatment of farm animals, as well as the economic pressures contributing to animal mistreatment in the dairy industry.

The Fighting for Food Sovereignty in Kenya and Uganda episode highlights the implications of free trade agreements on African women and smallholder farmers, challenging the narrative of African farmers as impoverished and advocating for food sovereignty, agroecology, and the preservation of indigenous knowledge.

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