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21 May 2020

Asia Pacific: Commentary: Modern slavery in Asia Pacific is fuelled by widespread poverty, migration & weak governance

Author: Neena Bhandari, Inter Press Service

"Modern Slavery in Asia Pacific Fuelled by Widespread Poverty, Migration & Weak Governance", 15 May 2020...

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19 May 2020

Italy: Unions call for regularisation of migrant workers in response to poor conditions, pandemic hazards

Author: Hsiao-Hung Pai, openDemocracy (UK)

Italy’s all too revealing call for regularising migrant labour, 6 May 2020...

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19 May 2020

Rising numbers of insufficiently nourished people to be aggravated as a result COVID-19, warns FAO

Author: Felix Anderl, openDemocracy (UK)

Covid-19 and agriculture: the coming contradictory hunger pandemic, 11 May 2020...

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17 May 2020
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Author: Izquierda web

“Bolivia: Añez habilita el uso de transgénicos con la excusa de la pandemia” -16 de mayo de 2020...

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17 May 2020
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Author: Biodiversidad LA

“Hoy se lanza el Atlas del Agronegocio Transgénico en el Cono Sur- 18 de mayo de 2020-...

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15 May 2020

Brazil: Plan drawn up by military in the 1970s is revived by Bolsonaro as main soy corridor in Brazil, on the northern border with Suriname

Author: Mongabay

“Bolsonaro revives a plan to carve a road through one of Brazil’s last untouched areas”, 11 May 2020...

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12 May 2020

Honduras: 6,500 workers on Fyffes’ melon plantations report ongoing labour abuses, chemical exposure & union busting; Incl. company responses

In April 2020, International Labor Rights Forum, Fair World Project, and the International Union of Food Workers published a report alleging ongoing labour rights violations faced by 6,500 workers on Fyffes’ melon plantations in Honduras since 2016....

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11 May 2020

Colombia: Agricultural trade union SINTRAINAGRO illustrates ways agricultural workers should be protected throughout the pandemic

Author: IUF

“Yes, it is possible to protect agricultural workers and mitigate risk in a pandemic - SINTRAINAGRO shows how it's done”, 4th May 2020...

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8 May 2020

USA: Tyson increasing benefits for frontline workers after 8 die & 1,180 infected

Author: Juliana Kaplan, Business Insider (USA)

Tyson is doubling bonuses and increasing health benefits for frontline workers. At least 8 have died of coronavirus and over 1,180 have been infected., 29 April 2020...

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27 April 2020

Lidl commits to protect the rights of supply chain workers after scoring poorly in Oxfam's Behind the Barcodes campaign

Author: Rachel Wilshaw, Oxfam

Three promises Lidl has made to protect its food workers, 23 April 2020...

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