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6 November 2001
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Autor/in: UN Wire

...a group of Philippine farmers who say toxic pesticides are still being used in the country are calling for a congressional investigation into smuggling and indiscriminate distribution of banned pesticides and fertilizers...Despite their serious...

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5 November 2001
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Autor/in: Jorge Piña, Inter Press Service

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Conference has approved an international treaty that largely bans the patenting of non-genetically modified crops, a step aimed at protecting plant diversity as a tool for eradicating world...

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3 November 2001
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3 November 2001
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Autor/in: UN Food and Agriculture Organization

The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture...takes into consideration the particular needs of farmers and plant breeders, and aims to guarantee the future availability of the diversity of plant genetic resources for...

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2 November 2001
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Autor/in: Reuters

Global trade rules are damaging small farmers, local food producers and rural communities and next week's World Trade Organisation meeting could make things worse, Friends of the Earth said in a report yesterday. The environmentalist group said that...

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1 November 2001
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Autor/in: Ricardo Carrere, International Coordinator of the World Rainforest Movement, for CorpWatch

...Since its inception, the WTO has undermined the agreements reached in Rio by replacing the environmental agenda with the corporate push for indiscriminate international trade...[I]n the tropics...increased trade of all sorts of goods -- ranging from...

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30 October 2001
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Autor/in: Toby Kent, independent consultant, in Ethical Corporation Magazine

Was Milton Friedman right in his assertion that the business of business is simply to keep within the law and to maximise profits? Or, does the power of corporations bring with it social responsibilities; what many argue are the trappings of power?...

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30 October 2001
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Autor/in: Mary Robinson, UN HIgh Commissioner for Human Rights, speech to International Conference on Globalisation

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30 October 2001
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Autor/in: Reuters

A leading Kenyan environmental group lambasted the government yesterday for its decision to cut down more than 170,000 acres of forest, calling it a politically motivated step that would damage the environment and economy...Forests cover only around...

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30 October 2001
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Autor/in: Development News, World Bank

New CGIAR [Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research] report says scientific efforts aimed at helping poor farmers are key to reducing hunger, malnutrition - Nourishing a Peaceful Earth: the CGIAR's Contributions... provides concrete...

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