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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 […]

Global Registry of Small Farmers for Food Security

New York / Geneva, 18 June 2015 – A group of standards-setters in food and agriculture are collaborating to develop an open global registry to recognise the contribution of millions of farmers […]

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 […]