Join IATP and Common Good Books for the launch of IATP-advisor Rob Wallace's new book Big Farms Make Big Flu: Dispatches on Infectious Disease, Agribusiness, and the Nature of Science
“Using the wide-angle lens of political ecology, Rob Wallace demonstrates the central roles of the factory-farming and fast-food industries in the evolution of avian flu and other pandemics that threaten the entire planet.”—Mike Davis, author of City of Quartz and Planet of Slums
Thanks to breakthroughs in production and food science, agribusiness has been able to devise new ways to grow more food an
The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) invited a group of food activists and researchers from China to spend ten days learning about the U.S. food system. They spent a week visiting farms and food enterprises, both conventional and alternative, in North Carolina and Minnesota. Come to a public discussion to hear their impressions of what they have seen here and their thoughts about China's agriculture and food challenges.
This event is co-hosted by IATP and the University of Minnesota's China Center.
Tuesday, April 5
1:00 p.m. CDT / 2:00 p.m. EDT
Register now for this webinare from the Environmental and Energy Study Institute
In the United States, coal is being supplanted by cheap domestic natural gas, rising renewable power generation, and a growing energy efficiency sector. The decline of the U.S. coal industry has had significant negative impacts on the communities and industries traditionally supported by coal. However, if managed properly, coal's sunset also opens up new economic and social opportunities for regions to grow diverse economic sectors with renewable energy,
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Forum Umwelt und Entwicklung, Marienstraße 19–20, 10117 Berlin
Space is limited. Email Shefali Sharma to RSVP
The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) and Forum for Environment and Development invite you to a discussion about the global meat industry and its links to German retailers such as Metro, Lidl and Aldi. In particular, Andre Campos from Reporter Brasil will present groundbreaking research on the Brazilian meat production chain and injustices on workers, both in factories and on cattle ranches. Given their groundbreaking wor