International Agricultural Policy

Cover: Power Poverty Hunger

Power Poverty Hunger

Published: 7 September 2021

It is possible to create sustainable, just and healthy food systems. For this to happen, it is key to strengthen political structures that truly focus on the right to food, on healthy nutrition, and on protecting biodiversity and the climate.

Cover Meat Atlas. A plate with pieces of meat in the form of a map of the world.

Meat Atlas 2021

Published: 7 September 2021
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There is hardly any other food that pollutes our environment and the climate as badly as meat. However, no government in the world currently has a concept of how meat consumption and production can be significantly reduced.

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Agriculture Atlas - Facts and figures on EU farming policy

Published: 14 May 2019
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The European edition of this atlas combines elements from various already published national editions, giving both an overview of Europe as a whole as well as insights into the agricultural structures in various EU member states. This atlas aims to strengthen civil society and social movements throughout the continent, thereby advancing the ecological and social transformation in our agricultural and food systems.

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Forcing The Farm

Published: 16 October 2018

This report is being issued as  an alert to governments, civil society organisations and grassroots movements. It points to how gene drives, while promoted as a tool for medicine and conservation, will find their real use in food and farming by agribusiness.

Cover Factsheet: Die XXL-Klimabilanz der Fleisch- und Milchgiganten (PDF-Download)

Fact sheet: Big meat and dairy's supersized climate footprint

Published: 3 November 2017

The top 20 meat and dairy corporations emit more greenhouse gases (GHGs) than Germany. Business as usual growth of meat and diary production makes the Paris Agreement impossible and climate catastrophe inevitable. Our Fact Sheet shows the data and possible solutions.

Immigrant Shepherds in Southern Europe

Published: 30 June 2017

In many southern montane regions of the EU, the growing presence of immigrants has come to counterbalance the decline and ageing of the local rural populations and agricultural workforce. The paper examines problems as well as potentials of this development.

 

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Migrant Crop Pickers in Italy and Spain

Published: 30 June 2017

Crop-picking in both Italy and Spain, increasingly depends on migrant workers. The paper analyzes the most important aspects of recruitment strategies, living conditions and institutional regulations in both countries.

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Temporary Migrant Workers in Greek Agriculture

Published: 30 June 2017

In the current context of continued economic recession, the secondary labour market for temporary migrant workers in Greece has become increasingly precarious. This is exemplified by the strawberry production in Manolada.

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Outsmarting Nature? Synthetic Biology and Climate Smart Agriculture

Published: 30 November 2015

Many of the world's largest agro-industrial corporations are pushing forward the poorly-defined idea of "Climate-Smart Agriculture"(CSA) to re-market industrial agriculture as 'climate-ready'. This report uncovers how some advocates of CSA are embracing the extreme genetic engineering tools of synthetic biology ("Syn Bio") to develop a set of false solutions to the climate crisis.