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17.8.2018

Indigenous people fighting for land rights

The right of indigenous people to land and territories is protected by international legal conventions. But campaigners say native groups are struggling with encroachment by governments and logging, mining and agribusiness companies.

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Online article
17.8.2018

Indigenous people fighting for land rights

The right of indigenous people to land and territories is protected by international legal conventions. But campaigners say native groups are struggling with encroachment by governments and logging, mining and agribusiness companies.
Online article
17.8.2018

Indigenous community in the Peruvian Amazon calls for support to defend forests

The palm oil industry is causing severe environmental destruction and spiralling violence in the Peruvian Amazon. Investigations of local actions sets out ways in which you can offer support and solidarity.
Online article
25.7.2018

Debate: Could anti-speciesism and veganism form the basis for a rational society?

A vegan and anti-speciesist society is based on a somewhat simplistic view of the animal world. And its principles cannot be implemented in a globalised world.

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Video
6.10.2017

Landgrabbing in Kambodscha

Dieser Film ist das erste Produkt einer Recherchereise der NachDenkSeiten-Mitarbeiter Lars Bauer und Jens Berger nach Kambodscha in Kooperation mit der Welthungerhilfe.
Video
6.10.2017

Landgrabbing: David gegen Goliath

Bestechliche Politiker, eine schlecht organisierte Zivilgesellschaft und fruchtbarer Boden: Für Agrarunternehmen ist Sierra Leone das Paradies. Wenige unabhängige Bauern wie Mohammed Kaneh sind geblieben. Wie die Welthungerhilfe diese Bauern...
Web documentary
6.10.2017

The great land rush – Ethiopia: The billionaire's farm

Across the globe, investors are betting billions on land. Tom Burgis reports from Ethiopia, where a tycoon has planted a vast rice farm in soils tainted by years of conflict.

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Electronic document
14.8.2018

Nahrung, Jobs und Nachhaltigkeit : was Afrikas Landwirtschaft leisten muss / Berlin-Institut für Bevölkerung und Entwicklung

Afrika südlich der Sahara muss sich entwickeln, um der Falle aus Armut und anhaltendem Bevölkerungswachstum zu entkommen. Die afrikanische Landwirtschaft kann zum Motor für diese Entwicklung werden – auch wenn sie zurzeit die eigene Bevölkerung nicht zu ernähren vermag. Dafür müssen die Bauern...
Electronic document
19.7.2018

Emissions impossible : how big meat and dairy are heating up the planet / GRAIN, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP)

The world's biggest meat and dairy companies could surpass Exxon, Shell and BP as the world's biggest climate polluters within the next few decades. At a time when the planet must dramatically reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, these global animal protein giants are driving consumption by...
Article
4.7.2018

Agroecology / Olivier de Schutter... [et al.]

In 2008, the authors of the International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD) report arrived at the conclusion that «business as usual is not an option» to make global food security sustainable. The radical transformation of the existing food and...

Politics and general pages

Press release
2.7.2018

Mercosur and EFTA: Transparency requested!

Four Swiss NGOs and Friends of the Earth Uruguay ask State parties to guarantee transparency in the free trade negotiations between Mercosur and EFTA.
Résumé
10.3.2016

Food speculation: need for regulation

Speculation with food generates huge price swings, which can have dramatic consequences especially for the poorest in the global South.
Article as analysis
20.12.2012

Olivier de Schutter on food speculation

If food security is to be guaranteed, we must fight financial speculation with agricultural products, says Olivier de Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food. In the following an interview.

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