This article is the seventh in a series highlighting the work of our colleagues around the world to build agroecological practices, science and movements.
Mexico mujeres rurales - Esther 1
by
Timothy Wise
Lea "Distorsionar los mercados en nombre del libre comercio" aquí.
Corn field
by
Timothy Wise
Sharon Anglin Treat
A high-level delegation from the Mexican government is in Washington today to discuss a series of bilateral trade issues, one of them being U.S. government and biotech industry claims that Mexico's intention to restrict imports of genetically modified corn in 2024 violates the new Agricultural Biotechnology provisions in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) that replaced NAFTA in 2020.
Cornfields in Puebla, Mexico
by
Dr. Steve Suppan
The following letter was sent to Robert Sidman, deputy secretary of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission on December 14, 2022. Watch the recording of the Agricultural Advisory Committee meeting on December 7 on YouTube here.
by
Ben Lilliston
The expansion of agriculture commodity production, often for export, is the biggest driver of deforestation in the world, whether it is more land for cattle, soy for animal feed or palm oil plantations.
Deforestation
by
Ben Lilliston
IATP submitted the following letter to the U.S. State Department on December 2, 2022 in response to the request for stakeholder input on options for combating international deforestation associated with commodities.
by
Dr. Steve Suppan
A foundational purpose of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) was to develop rules to prevent market manipulation and to manage price volatility risk for the producers and commercial users of agricultural commodities.
FTX Regulation
by
Shefali Sharma
Sophia Murphy
Introduction Governments met at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from November 6-20 in a context of converging climate and food system crises.
Climate action now at COP27