A recently-released report by a coalition of German and African civil society groups, "False Promises," shows that the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa is failing on its own terms. Based partly on a research paper by Timothy A. Wise, the report underscores the destructive work of AGRA and similar models of agriculture in Africa.
The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung webinar series Everything up for grabs: The Green New Deal(s) the world needs now continues with a conversation moderated by Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy's Karen Hansen-Kuhn
With the U.S.-U.K. trade negotiations starting again in the midst of the coronavirus crisis the issue of how international trade deals affect our economies, our environment and our government's ability to respond to crises like COVID-19 is back on the agenda.
Discussion will focus on how trade rules underpin the corporate structure of the global economy, what the Trump administration's trade agenda is, and how the pandemic could lead to a new wave of corporate court (ISDS) cases — and what to do to change this.
Watch the Zoom recording of the webinar here.
Join Citizen Trade Campaign for a virtual town hall on May 27. IATP's Senior Attorney Sharon Treat will present on preventing a corporate-driven "shock doctrine" in upcoming trade deals.