Youth with no land = Land with no future.
People claiming rights to the Marinakue land in Paraguay face intimidation and threats.
The limits of corporate social responsibility: the case of the company Desarrollo Agrícola del Paraguay. Monoculture production of soybeans in Paraguay has rapidly expanded to occupy 80 percent of cultivated lands, exacerbating the inequitable access to land and displacing agricultural production by family farmers and indigenous populations. The company Desarrollo Agrícola del Paraguay sought ......
No, they don't. But can large-scale land acquisitions?
Monoculture expansion, land, food and livelihoods in Latin America. Case studies of large-scale agricultural investment in Paraguay, Guatemala and Colombia show how monoculture expansion is displacing communities, undermining smallholder livelihoods and worsening local food security. Even when companies say they operate responsibly, their business model determines who bears the risks, who has ......
New Oxfam paper says that benefits of monoculture expansion in Latin America accrue to the few who control big agribusiness.
New rules for investments needed to protect small farmers
Subsidies by the United States and European Union for a variety of agricultural commodities violate international trade agreements and expose them to legal challenges at the World Trade Organization, according to new research published today by Oxfam America. Oxfam’s new paper identifies subsidies totaling $13 billion for corn, rice, sorghum, fruit juice, canned fruit, tomatoes, dairy product......
While the weather patterns of El Niño are coming to an end, its devastating effects are predicted to only get worse. And with the current lack of attention and funding, the global response is not enough.
El Niño weather system, in addition to a year of failed rains, blamed for severe drought
Cotton Subsidies Violate Trade Agreements and Hurt Poor Country Farmers
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Families across Latin America are running out of food and options as farmers report another failed harvest due to intense and unpredictable weather patterns compounded by El Niño.
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