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NGOs say initiative to improve food security in Africa through agribusiness has failed in Senegal; call for more support to peasants farmers esp. women
Author: Cadre de Concertation et de Coopération des Ruraux(CNCR) & others, in www.farmlangrab.org
"Letter addressed to the Government of Senegal, G7 members state, and the African Union"...
Author: Assessoria de Comunicação, Ministério Público Federal no Pará e Ministério Público do Estado do Pará (Brazil)
“BARCARENA: MPPA investiga denúncia de novos vazamentos na refinaria Hydro Alunorte”, 15 de junho de 2018...
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Author: Oswaldo Braga de Souza, Instituto Socioambiental/ISA (Brazil)
"Câmara derruba 'contrabando legislativo' que atropelaria consulta a indígenas sobre obras-Mobilização do ISA, de outras organizações da sociedade civil e da oposição fez a diferença na votação", 6 de Junho de 2018A pressão da sociedade foi maior e o...
Mauritania: Workshop presents tools to document & resist attacks to defenders from Africa, working on business & human rights
Author: The International Service for Human Rights (Switzerland)
"NGO Forum | Human rights defenders working on businesses face specific risks in Africa", 11 June 2018 On 24 April, during the NGO Forum preceding the 62nd session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, ISHR in collaboration with ...B...
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Commentary: Misleading or incomplete disclosures about cos' corporate social responsibility can expose them to consumers' lawsuits
Author: Stephen E. O'Day, Edward A. Ezekiel, Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP via mondaq
"Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosures: Fodder for Class Action Lawsuits?", 7 June 2018...