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                NGOs warn about food safety in Europe

                NGOs warn about food safety in Europe

                Many NGOs warn about food safety and faster trade talks as a potential risk for consumers, while EU institution defend the improvement on trade talks with the US

                EU planning to review regulation on novel foods

                EU planning to review regulation on novel foods

                EU is renewing the attempt to update regulation on novel foods, after last proposal was rejected three years ago over ethical and safety concerns

                African parliamentaries against land grab

                African parliamentaries against land grab

                A declaration by African parliamentary reppresentative resolved to strengthen existing laws at the national and regional level to prevent fraudulent land deals on the continent, following a conference organized in Kigali.

                EU for biodiversity protection

                EU for biodiversity protection

                A global conference on approaches to avoid biodiversity loss and find practical ways to enhance ecosystem services was held in London

                EU food chemicals cause cancer

                EU food chemicals cause cancer

                The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), acrylamide in food potentially increases the risk of cancer and has hazardous effects on the nervous system.

                Africa: green (dis)economy

                Africa: green (dis)economy

                Imagine the entire Switzerland covered by biofuels plantations: 4 million hectares. That’s’s the total land exploited by western investors in Africa to produce fuel for cars and power stations.

                Family farms for sustainable agriculture

                Family farms for sustainable agriculture

                The Food and Agriculture Organization attributes the agricultural sector a vital role in the transition to green economy and sustainable food production

                A Story of Land Grabbing in Cambodia

                A Story of Land Grabbing in Cambodia

                From Homes to Prison Cells: A Story of Land Grabbing in Cambodia.This video was produced at the request of Boeung Kak community: in 2007 almost 4000 Cambodian families lost their homes

                Land grab in Papua New Guinea

                Land grab in Papua New Guinea

                Stopping the land grab: an update from PNG. In Pomio (Papua New Guinea) a new land grab is taken place by Gilford Ltd and others. More than 5m hectares have been signed over

                Investment or Land Grab in Sierra Leone?

                Investment or Land Grab in Sierra Leone?

                Agricultural Investment or Land Grab in Sierra Leone? In 2011 Socfin Agricultural Company Sierra Leone Ltd. (Socfin SL) secured 6,500 hectares of rubber and oil palm plantations

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