11 February | Interviews
The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has recently been signed on February 4 2016 in New Zealand by trade ministers from its 12 member countries. Real World Radio caught up with Sam Cossar-Gilbert from Friends of the Earth Australia who works within the Economic Justice - Resisting Neoliberalism Programme to discuss the implications of this trade deal and its widespread opposition.
Several Barrick Chile´s top officers appeared in a national court which is aiming to determine the company´s intention in terms of the lack of compliance surrounding the building of the Pascua Lama mining project, which has caused serious environmental pollution.
5 February | Interviews
Since March, 2015, thousands of peasant families focused on milk production have lost their livelihoods after losing the quota system through which the industry was forced to acquire this food from historical producers. A limited number of corporations have established huge installations, competing at world level with much lower prices.
4 February | News
The National Agrarian Coordination - CNA of Colombia, member of CLOC - Via Campesina is holding its 5th National Assembly. Approximately 700 delegates from peasant organizations are meeting in Riosucio municipality, Caldas, to plan advocacy and mobilizations proposals for the next years.
While transnational corporations have long committed human rights abuses with impunity, a new U.N. initiative championed by Ecuador aims to hold multinationals accountable at the international level.
A peasant since birth, the young Ecuadorian Fernando Andrade is one of the students of the Latin American Agroecological Institute (IALA) and was interviewed by Real World Radio.
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