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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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17 June 2019

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Author: Louis Dreyfus

Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) takes human rights issues extremely seriously, as part of its commitment to fair and sustainable value creation along the agricultural supply chain. It has policies and actions in place, often in partnership with specialist...

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27 May 2019
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Author: Luana Rocha, Repórter Brasil / Agência Pública (Brazil)

 “Essa é a pergunta estudada por pesquisadores do Brasil e do mundo. Casos envolvendo crianças no Mato Grosso, maior consumidor de agrotóxicos do país, chamam a atenção pela alta incidência de doenças nas regiões de maior produção agrícola”, 2 de maio...

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8 February 2017
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Author: La Capital.com.ar

“Un operario que trabajaba en la cerealera Dreyfus murió al caer de cuatro metros de altura”...

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21 June 2016

Full report: "On Dangerous Ground"

Author: Global Witness

2015 was the worst year on record for killings of land and environmental defenders…On average, more than three people were killed every week in 2015…The worst hit countries were Brazil (50 killings), the Philippines (33) and Colombia (26). Mining was...

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20 June 2016
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En 2015 más de tres personas a la semana murieron asesinadas por defender su tierra, sus bosques y sus ríos frente a industrias destructivas.  En el informe En terreno peligroso, se documentan 185 muertes que se sabe que acaecieron el año pasado por...

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23 November 2015
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Author: Laurent Essolomwa, Cemac et Les Dépêches de Brazzaville

« “Nisaba” injecte $10 millions dans les pays du Sud », 23 novembre 2015...

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7 August 2014

Working Paper says G8's initiative on food security in Africa, which involves corporations, "disregards fundamental principles of participation & accountability to human rights"

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1 April 2014

[PDF] Carving up a continent: How the UK government is facilitating the corporate takeover of African food systems

Author: World Development Movement

The UK...is channelling £600 million of aid money through the G8’s New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition... [This and other] initiatives claim to support improvements to agriculture and food security in Africa, but...in fact...[help]...

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31 March 2014

NGO report "Carving up a continent" says aid programmes to Africa help multinationals at expense of small farmers - warns of increased hunger, "land-grabbing", insecure/poorly paid jobs

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