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21 June 2018

Oxfam assessment of Dutch supermarket's food supply chains

Author: Oxfam Novib

The Dutch supermarket sector is heavily consolidated, with the two largest supermarket chains controlling over 50% of the market... At the same time, supermarkets are competing with each other fiercely in the battle for consumers. They try to attrac...

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21 June 2018

Oxfam assessment of German supermarket's food supply chains

Author: Oxfam Germany

...A new Supermarkets Scorecard developed by Oxfam rates some of the biggest and fastest growing supermarkets in Germany...on the strength of their publicly available policies and reported practices to address human rights and social sustainability...

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21 June 2018

Oxfam assessment of UK supermarket's food supply chains

Author: Oxfam GB

... In the UK, the grocery sector is one of the most diverse and sophisticated in the world, worth nearly £185bn per year... Supermarkets have delivered low prices, unparalleled year-round choice and ‘just in time’ convenience to many consumers in ...

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21 June 2018

Oxfam assessment of US supermarket's food supply chains

Author: Oxfam US

...Given their tremendous market power and growing profits, food retailers can afford to act ethically and equitably. Unfortunately, the market leaders have failed to live up to this responsibility, instead using their huge buying power to exert...

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21 June 2018

Oxfam scores US and European supermarkets on food supply chains

Oxfam has assessed 16 large supermarkets across the US and Europe on their policies and practices in their food supply chains. Oxfam looked at the transparency of their supply chains, treatment of small-scale farmers and women workers in their supply...

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19 June 2018

Jordan: Syrian refugee women turn to eco-friendly ventures

Author: Paula Dear, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Recycling rubbish into revenue - the scheme bringing hope to women in Jordan", 18 June 2018...

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19 June 2018

NGOs say initiative to improve food security in Africa through agribusiness has failed in Senegal; call for more support to peasants farmers esp. women

Author: Cadre de Concertation et de Coopération des Ruraux(CNCR) & others, in www.farmlangrab.org

"Letter addressed to the Government of Senegal, G7 members state, and the African Union"...

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19 June 2018
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Author: Cadre de Concertation et de Coopération des Ruraux(CNCR), Initiative Prospective Agricole et Rurale (IPAR), ActionAid Sénégal(AAS) et d'autres

"Lettre d’interpellation adressée au gouvernement de la République du Sénégal, des pays membres du G7 et à l’Union Africaine", 10 juin 2018...

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19 June 2018

Women's rights NGO raises concerns about supply chain transparency of German fashion retailer Zalando; co. responds

On 23 May 2018, Dr. Gisela Burckhardt, representative of FEMNET e.V., an NGO focused on the economic, cultural and social rights of women in the garment industry in Asia, gave a speech at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of German online fashion retai...

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18 June 2018
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Author: La Patria en línea (Bolivia)

“Mujeres presentan propuestas para revertir violencia por contaminación” - 4 de junio de 2018...

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