- Published on Wednesday, 18 June 2008 16:31
Title: The case of Syngenta – Human rights violation in Brazil, 2008
Edition: Terra de Direitos, Via Campesina and MST
Content: The book explains what is Syngenta in Brazil, the environmental impacts of Syngenta’s activities in Brazil, the Human Rights Violations (The Use of Paramilitary Militias), Syngenta’s claims, the International support for the struggle of the peasants’ human rights,...
- Published on Tuesday, 17 June 2008 22:17
- Published on Monday, 16 June 2008 22:15
The farmers organisations and social movements CPE, COAG and Seattle to Brussels Network staged a symbolic action in Brussels on Fiday the 13th of June, 2008, to denounce the EU involvment in the corporate profit over the food crisis.
Last week in FAO conference on food security, the EU promoted more free-trade by concluding the Doha Round, fuelling cars instead of feeding people and more pesticides and fertilizers.
Over the last years, these so-called « solutions » have lead to more profits for the big agribusiness corporations and more poverty and hunger for the people.
- Published on Friday, 13 June 2008 03:11
The resumption of U.S. beef imports was one of the prerequisites for South Korea to begin negotiations with the United States on a free trade agreement. To launch the trade talks, South Korea partially resumed imports of the American meat in 2006.
Korea, once the world's third-largest buyer of U.S. beef, had banned imports of the American meat in 2003 after a case of mad cow disease was found in the United States.