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19 June 2019

Business model of agricultural traders in Switzerland raises human rights concerns, according to NGO report urging tougher rules

In June 2019, the Swiss NGO Public Eye published a report titled "Agricultural Commodity Traders in Switzerland: Benefitting from Misery?" looking at Switzerland’s role as a global hub of agricultural commodities. According to the report, the...

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19 June 2019

Response by COFCO International

Author: COFCO International

COFCO International is committed to the International Bill of Human Rights and the eight International Labour Organization Core Conventions. We also adhere the Environmental and Social Performance Standards of International Finance Corporation, a...

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13 November 2018

Latin America: Inter-American Dialogue launches database on Chinese investments in infrastructure projects

Author: The Dialogue

“China’s Transport Infrastructure Investment in LAC: Five Things to Know” – November 13, 2018...

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23 October 2016

Community herders protest pig farm project on grazing land

Author: Southern Mongolian Human Rights Information Centre

Following a three-day protest, on October 21, 2016, more than 100 Mongolian herders from Sandag Gachaa (a Gachaa consists of several villages) of Hailas Township in eastern Southern (Inner) Mongolia’s Ongniud Banner gathered near the construction site...

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7 September 2011

Farm overseas to help nation, companies told [China]

Author: Mandy Zuo, South Chna Morning Post [Hong Kong]

Greater support for agricultural investment overseas has been written into China’s new five-year blueprint for agriculture, as limited farmland and water resources present a growing challenge to provide food for the nation’s expanding population.....

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