Farmers and governments in the G20 spent $21.8 billion more on key fertilisers imports in 2021 and 2022, while the world’s biggest fertiliser companies are expected to make almost US$84 billion profit over the same period, according to new analysis released by GRAIN and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) today.
MINNEAPOLIS—Today, the United Nations’ High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) on the Net Zero Emissions Commitments of Non-State Entities issued a strong report assessing the net-zero pledges and commitments of non-state actors, which enable financial firms and corporations, including major agribusiness emitters, to greenwash their impact on the climate.
MINNEAPOLIS—As governments and civil society prepare to gather in Sharm el-Sheikh for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP27), the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) is joining partners around the world to advocate for agroecology and real zero and j
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.
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.

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