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Истории и компоненты в данной категории

Статья
19 February 2014
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Автор: Claire Provost, Liz Ford & Mark Tran, Guardian (UK)

A landmark G8 initiative to boost agriculture and relieve poverty has been damned as a new form of colonialism after African governments agreed to change seed, land and tax laws to favour private investors over small farmers...Olivier de Schutter, the...

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  • Компании, имеющие отношение к делу: Syngenta Yara
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18 February 2014
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Автор: Claire Provost & Eric Kabendera, in the Guardian [UK]

As part of the [New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition], Tanzania committed to...make it easier for investors to gain access to land...[Such] commitments are deemed necessary to spur growth in agriculture and lift millions of poor farmers out of...

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5 February 2014
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Автор: Rahul Goswami, in Pambazuka

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations will in 2014...advocate principles concerning what are called ‘responsible agricultural investments’. The...principles...are expected to promote investments in agriculture that...

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История
16 January 2014
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16 January 2014
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Автор: Isabel Munilla, Oxfam America (USA)

The Resource Revenue Transparency Working Group [composed of Mining Association of Canada, Producers and Developers Association of Canada...Publish What You Pay Canada and...Revenue Watch Institute, published its recommendations] on mandatory payment...

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16 January 2014
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Автор: Publish What You Pay Canada

Canadian exploration and mining associations, in collaboration with civil society organizations, have released recommendations for the development of a payment transparency standard for all publicly-traded mining companies in Canada. Today’s launch by...

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История
1 January 2014
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1 January 2014
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Автор: Rights and Resources Initiative

[N]ew research reveals a slowdown in the recognition of community forest land rights in developing countries over the last six years. Despite some high-profile wins, less new legislation has been passed since 2008 than in the preceding six years...None...

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23 December 2013
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Автор: Marie Keyworth, BBC

By the end of this century...farmers will need to increase their food production...The G8's answer to this challenge has been to call in private sector agriculture firms, asking them to invest billions in Africa and kick-start an agricultural...

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31 October 2013
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Автор: Luke Balleny, Thomson Reuters Foundation (UK)

The United Kingdom has decided to lift the veil of secrecy over who owns private companies by opening a corporate registry to the public, a move that will make it harder to evade taxes and hide the proceeds of corruption…The United Kingdom would become...

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