Category: Opinion


Farmers are the genome of our food systems. Since the earliest civilization farmers have built our economies by providing the most essential element to allow our societies to sustain themselves. Farmers […]

Can the SDGs Right Global Trade’s Wrongs?

“Is the global playing field unfair? Yes.” Rana Foroohar, TIME Magazine, 11 April 2016 Rana is not alone in her analysis that “after decades of consensus, the value of global trade […]

Tragic Reprise of Rana?

GENEVA (15 May 2015) – The United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights today said that “the lessons of the Rana Plaza disaster have still not been learned.” The experts’ warning comes […]

Is Food Security Any of Your Business?

What is food security? That everyone has enough calories to consume? Having those calories in a balanced, nutritious and affordable diet? Some believe that every country should have enough resources […]