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16 February 2020

Myanmar: Govt. sets new rules for contract farming to reduce farmers' debt burden

Author: Htoo Thant, Myanmar Times

"Myanmar govt sets rules for contract farming", 11 February 2020 The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation has released rules for contract farming to boost Myanmar's agriculture sector. U Ye Tint Tun, director general of the Department of ...

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15 February 2020

Laos: Chinese-owned banana farms are polluting a river affecting over 500 families

Author: Max Avary & Richard Finney, Radio Free Asia

"Lao River Clogged With Trash From Chinese Banana Farms", 3 February 2020...

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14 February 2020

Brazil: UK retailer Tesco commits to combating deforestation by the soy industry

Author: Food Navigator

“Tesco pays soy farmers to halt deforestation in the Brazilian Cerrado”, 14th February 2020...

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12 February 2020

Thailand: Intl. seafood buyers urge govt. to stay strong in transition towards ethical & sustainable fishing sector

Global retailers and buyers sourcing seafood from Thailand have called on the government to safeguard major reforms in the fishing industry amidst fears of back-tracking. Signatories of an open letter to the Thai government, which include Aldi, Lidl,...

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7 February 2020

Video explains worker-driven social responsibility model for protecting fundamental human rights in supply chains

Author: Worker-driven Social Responsibility Network

"Video: Worker-driven Social Responsibility – Beyond the Headlines", 5 February 2020...

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6 February 2020
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Author: El Pulso Laboral

“Prevalece la violación de derechos laborales”, 6 de febrero de 2020...

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2 February 2020
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Author: El Espectador

“Las promesas que incumplieron las empresas de aceite de palma” – 29 de enero de 2020...

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31 January 2020

Fyffes response

Author: Fyffes

...Fyffes is firmly committed to freedom of association. We absolutely do not discriminate against workers because of their union affiliation. We have hired STAS affiliated workers, workers with no union affiliation and workers affiliated with the...

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31 January 2020

Honduras: Fruit company Fyffes accused of threatening labour activists & not recognising workers' union

The Agroindustrial Workers’ Union (STAS), representing workers in melon plantations in Choluteca in the South of Honduras, has accused Fyffes of violating their right to freedom of association by refusing to recognise the union.  Union leaders claim to...

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30 January 2020

Brazil: Indigenous community resists proposed potash mine belonging to Forbes & Manhattan subsidiary

Author: BBC

“'They are invaders': Brazil indigenous group takes on mining giant”, 27th January 2020...

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