MINNEAPOLIS—In Maine, a coalition of farmers and farm groups, including the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, public health advocates and state legislators worked to enact groundbreaking legislation to stop toxic Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) contamination of farms, food and water.
Press Release For Immediate Release Date: 21 April 2022
A new report from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) finds that in 2020, in the 12 Midwest states, over $56 million in federal conservation dollars were spent on industrial agricultural practices.
Today, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released for public comment a proposed rule on the disclosure of climate-related financial risk by U.S. companies, including food and agriculture firms, listed for trade on SEC-regulated exchanges.
A new donor-commissioned evaluation of the controversial Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) reveals serious shortcomings in the 15-year-old initiative’s efforts to “catalyze a farming revolution in Africa.” Today, the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) published
The latest science from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) makes clear that climate change is already disrupting food systems across the globe and that significant investments in adaptation strategies are needed urgently.

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