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Format: 2017

December 2016

Speakers Tour Partners

Posted December 21, 2016

Selling Off the Farm European Speakers Tour

Tour partners  

Speakers Tour Schedule and Map

Posted December 21, 2016

Tour schedule   Brussels, Belgium Read our blog about this stop. Tuesday, 29 November 11.30–12.30 | Michel Dantin, EPP vice-coordinator AGRI (bio) | European Parliament, Office 13E161 12.30–1.30 | Cross-party event at EP on trade deals given Trump election | Wednesday, 30 November 8.30 | Paolo de...

CETA: Selling Off the Farm

Posted December 19, 2016

CETA, Industrialized Meat, Trade, TTIP, Free trade agreements

Key Points TTIP through the Backdoor: Agribusiness counting on CETA’s regulatory cooperation agenda for the bulk of the benefits AFTER implementation EU meat labeling scheme under threat through CETA. Post-NAFTA, the North American meat industry is highly integrated and forced the U.S. to repeal country of...

Selling Off the Farm: Translated reports and executive summaries

Posted December 16, 2016

CETA, Trade, TTIP, Free trade agreements

  English version Download the report in English.               German translation Download the report in German / Den Bericht auf Deutsch herunterladen Press release for the German translation               Hungarian translation Download the...

Selling Off the Farm Tour speakers

Posted December 16, 2016

CETA, Trade, TTIP, Free trade agreements

  Sharon Treat Senior Analyst, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy Sharon Anglin Treat is a lawyer and public policy analyst. Current work focuses on the intersection of environmental, food and public health policy and international trade agreements. Recent papers include “Preempting the Public...

Selling Off the Farm: Speakers tour on CETA, TTIP and Trump

Posted December 16, 2016

CETA, Trade, TTIP, Free trade agreements

Tour overview | Tour schedule | Tour blogs | Tour media coverage |Tour map | Tour Partners |Tour speakers | Translated papers Tour overview Startling changes have taken place this year in the realm of governance. British citizens voted to leave the European Union, the United States elected Donald Trump for President...

November 2016

Gutes Essen, gute Arbeit - wegverhandelt?!

Posted November 22, 2016

Industrialized Meat, TTIP

12. Zivilgesellschaftliches Außenwirtschaftsforum in Berlin Eine Veranstaltung in Kooperation mit der Landesvertretung Bremen Termin: 01. Dezember 2016, 18 Uhr Ort: Landesvertretung Bremen, Hiroshimastr. 24, 10785 Berlin BäuerInnen, Beschäftigte der Lebensmittelwirtschaft und VerbraucherInnen blicken mit Sorge auf die...

IATP Statement: Derailment of TPP is a victory for Fair Trade Advocates

Posted November 15, 2016

TPP, Trade, Free trade agreements

Minneapolis – The derailment of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in the lame duck session of Congress marks powerful progress toward fair trade. Since 2010, the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, working with a coalition of human rights, environmental, labor and family farm organizations—indeed...

In the battle to win the TPP, has Obama forgotten the lessons of the Vietnam War?

Posted November 3, 2016

TPP, Trade, Free trade agreements

Barack Obama continues to claim that he will manage to get the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) passed by Congress before the end of his presidential term on January 19, 2017. Squads of White House officials and former officials are organizing intensive meetings with business groups and foreign governments...

October 2016

Farm to Head Start in Minnesota: Planting the Seeds for a Community-centered Food System

Posted October 20, 2016

Local Food, Agriculture, Farm to Childcare, Farm to Head Start, Farm to Institution

This case study looks at a marketing initiative in two counties in Minnesota (MN), USA, which connects the Hmong American Farmers Association (HAFA) with the Head Start Program run by the Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties (CAPRW) in Minnesota. IATP’s experiences in this ‘farm...

September 2016

The Climate Cost of Free Trade

Posted September 6, 2016

TPP, Trade, Climate, Climate Change, Free trade agreements

On Earth Day 2016, the U.S. joined 175 countries in signing the United Nations Paris climate agreement setting a path forward to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.1 A few months earlier, the U.S., along with 11 other countries, signed the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade and investment deal.2 Remarkably,...

The Climate Cost of Free Trade Executive Summary

Posted September 6, 2016

TPP, Trade, Climate, Climate Change, Free trade agreements

On Earth Day 2016, the U.S. joined 175 countries in signing the United Nations Paris climate agreement setting a path forward to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. A few months earlier, the U.S., along with 11 other countries, signed the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade and investment deal.1 Remarkably,...

The Trans-Pacific Partnership undermines global efforts to address climate change

Posted September 5, 2016

TPP, Trade, Climate, Climate Change, Free trade agreements

The Trans-Pacific Partnership undermines global efforts to address climate change Minneapolis – Last weekend, US President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping officially signed onto the Paris Agreement on climate. Yet, President Obama is simultaneously pushing a trade agenda that directly undermines the U.S....

August 2016

Comments to the EPA Re: Clean Energy Incentive Program Design Details, Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2016–0033

Posted August 22, 2016

clean power plan, Climate Change, Energy

To: Environmental Protection Agency From: Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy Re: Clean Energy Incentive Program Design Details, Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2016–0033 The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) promotes rural development that boosts community resilience, equity,...

July 2016

New Report Documents Corporate Meat’s Takeover Through TTIP

Posted July 13, 2016

Agriculture, Industrialized Meat, Trade, TTIP

Brussels – Today at the European Parliament, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) Europe, Arbeitsgemeinschaft bäuerliche Landwirtschaft e.V. (AbL) (member of peasant farmers’ organisation Via Campesina), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) and PowerShift released a new report documenting how the...

Selling Off the Farm: Endnotes only, no report

Posted July 11, 2016

Endnotes for the report Selling Off the Farm: Corporate Meat's Takeover Through TTIP.

Selling Off the Farm: Report only, no endnotes

Posted July 11, 2016

Report with not endnotes for Selling Off the Farm: Corporate Meat's Takeover Through TTIP.

Selling Off the Farm: Executive Summary

Posted July 11, 2016

Industrialized Meat, Trade, TTIP

The Executive Summary for the report Selling Off the Farm: Corporate Meat's Takeover Through TTIP. Jointly published with Arbeitsgemeinschaft bäuerliche Landwirtschaft e.V. (ABL), Compassion in World Farming and PowerShift.

Selling Off the Farm: Corporate Meat's Takeover Through TTIP

Posted July 11, 2016

Agriculture, Industrialized Meat, Trade, TTIP, Food

Executive Summary Citizens in both the European Union (EU) and the United States (U.S.) are demanding a healthier, more just and more sustainable food system. As parties negotiate the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), proposed trade rules threaten to undermine the good food and farm movements on...