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Artículo
2 June 2014
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Autor(a): Hivos

A large proportion of women work in agricultural production chains, more so the cut flower sector. Labour practices across the production chain have revealed that women workers are particularly vulnerable. There are numerous opportunities for advancing...

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1 May 2014
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Difi has developed an overview of product categories where the documented risk of workers’ rights and human rights violations is high and systematic. This is not an exhaustive list and it is continuously updated. When procuring goods involving a...

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Historia
26 April 2014
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26 April 2014
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20 February 2014
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30 December 2013
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Autor(a): Richard Schiffman, Sydney Morning Herald

A gold rush is happening in Ethiopia, but it's not a hunt for the yellow metal. It's a quest for the green gold of fertile farmland. A nation more associated with periodic famine…than with agricultural bounty is leasing millions of hectares to foreign...

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Artículo
21 November 2013

El brócoli amargo [Ecuador]

Autor(a): Francois Hutart (Bélgica) y María Rosa Yumbla, Flacso (Ecuador)

…En Ecuador, solo tres agroindustrias dominan el mercado…Provefrut, Nova y Ecofroz...Dos empresas, un holding y una corporación han organizado el cambio productivo: Brownville Investment, con sede en Panamá y Corola N.V., con sede en las Antillas...

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12 November 2013
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Autor(a): Raghuvir Badrinath, Business Standard

…According to recent reports, as a result of the financial troubles which Karuturi Global is under, it has not been able to pay salaries to employees at its expansive rose farms….However, Karuturi has refuted the charges stating that Kenya Planters and...

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8 October 2013
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Autor(a): Irene Wairimu, The Star (Kenya)

Central Organisation of Trade Unions has called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of the management of a flower farm. The organisation has accused Karuturi flower farm...of withholding pay from its workers for more than six months. Cotu...

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4 July 2013
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Autor(a): Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre case profile for lawsuit against Red Lands Roses over allegations that the company was negligent in its duty to provide a safe working environment after his exposure to hazardous chemicals caused serious...

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