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Commodity price volatility: U.S. and EU regulatory battles

Posted October 25, 2011

This webinar explores some major features of the G-20 recommendations, the U.S. regulation, and the EU legislation, particularly the status of new rules on position limits and High Frequency Trading that have the potential to reduce volatility and price distortions...

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School Food Revolution?

Posted October 6, 2011

JoAnne Berkenkamp of the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP), along with Toni Liquori and Laura Stanley from School Food FOCUS, will provide a snapshot of the work that's already underway, including a case study from Chicago, and discuss what lies...

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Food justice or junk food?

Posted September 27, 2011

A recent study has concluded that increased supermarket access "does not translate into improvements in diet and health"—and instead tied health to the prevalence of fast food restaurants. This study has implications not just for the White House initiatives but also...

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What's Causing Higher and More Volatile Food Prices Around the World?

Posted September 12, 2011

Over the last five years, global food prices have risen dramatically, and become much more volatile. After decades of low prices, disruptions in global agriculture markets are having serious effects on food security, farmers and the environment.

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Streetwerks Youth Farmers Market

Posted August 19, 2011

A quick look at the Streetwerks Youth Farmers Market, part of the Institute for Agriculture and Trady Policy's (IATP) Mini Farmers Market project. More information available at www.iatp.org/...

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IATP Mini Farmers Markets: St. Olaf Community Campus Farmers Market

Posted August 19, 2011

A quick look at the St. Olaf Community Campus Farmers Market, part of the Institute for Agriculture and Trady Policy's (IATP) Mini Farmers Market project. More information available at www....

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IATP's Mini Farmers Markets: Overview

Posted August 19, 2011

A look at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy's Mini Farmers Market project in Minneapolis. More information available at www.iatp.org/minimarkets.

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Sophia Murphy on the G20 and commodity regulation

Posted June 27, 2011

IATP's Sophia Murphy discussing the failure of the G20 to take on the important issue of commodity regulation and price volatility at a June 2011 meeting in Paris.

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Food, Hormones and Patient Health

Posted June 7, 2011

Exposure to environmental hormones, called “hormone or endocrine disruptors,” is contributing increasingly to chronic conditions like cancer, diabetes and infertility that manifest throughout our patients’ lives. Patients are exposed to hormone disruptors in large...

Shiney Varghese, IATP

Posted May 20, 2011

Shiney Varghese is a Senior Trade Policy Analyst at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP). Her area of expertise is global water policy and its impact on water and food security, and she has published works on the environment, gender and human rights...

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Preventing Obesity by Acting Locally

Posted January 31, 2011

The recent and exploding epidemic of child obesity is upon us. Obesity among teens is more than three and a half times more prevalent than three decades ago. The solution is multifaceted, but local government action is essential according to an Institute of Medicine...