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12 June 2018

India: FAO/WHO monitoring mechanism failed to address mismanagement of pesticides by co's, says civil society

A Monitoring Report submitted by ECCHR to the Panel of Experts on Pesticides Management at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations alleges that Bayer and Syngenta are involved in the sale of highly hazardous pesticides but f...

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13 March 2018
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Author: Hidrocálido Digital (México)

“Los civiles y las empresas reclaman su rol en las políticas alimentarias latinoamericanas”, 6 de marzo de 2018...

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30 January 2018
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Mit diesem Briefing bietet das Business & Human Rights Resource Centre einen sektorspezifischen Einblick in das Thema Menschenrechte und menschenrechtliche Sorgfaltspflichten von Unternehmen in der Chemieindustrie. Das Briefing, welches in...

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30 January 2018

New briefing: Human rights due diligence in the chemical industry

This briefing provides a snapshot overview of allegations of human rights abuses brought against companies in the chemical industry. It was developed in collaboration with the UN Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the...

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30 November 2017
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Author: Public Eye

"Lassen UN-Experten Syngenta und Bayer die Verletzung des internationalen Verhaltenskodex zum Pestizidmanagement durchgehen?", 23 Nov 2017...

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9 November 2017
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Author: Marie-France Réveillard, La Tribune Afrique

"« L'amélioration de la productivité et des revenus des petits agriculteurs, la nouvelle révolution verte »", 8 novembre 2017...

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25 October 2017

Aldi joins World Banana Forum to strengthen working conditions & environmental standards in supply chain

Author: Matt Mace, edie.net

The World Banana Forum (WBF) encourages retailers, importers, trade unions and producers to collaborate to promote best practice for working conditions and sustainability standards across the industry’s supply chain....

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9 October 2017

Malawi: Govt. urges agribusinesses to embrace int'l responsible investment guidelines; says some projects stalled pending consultations with locals

Author: Lloyd M’bwana, Maravi Post (Malawi)

"MITC calls for responsible agriculture investment to avert economic tumoil"...

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15 August 2017

Yemen: World Bank and FAO support smallholder farmers with US$36 million program

Author: World Bank

“World Bank and Food and Agriculture Organization Partner to Support Food Security in Yemen”, 2 August 2017...

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Company response
27 June 2017

Syngenta's response

Author: Syngenta

As mentioned in our original response to the authors of the report [...] Syngenta complies with the applicable national and international legislation and codes of practice that govern the crop protection industry in India... [I]n November 2015...

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