• Agro-ecology: A Solution to the Food Crisis

    Small-scale farmers and fishers provide food for a large part of the world’s population in ways that sustain rural livelihoods, cultures and ecologies. Yet they are rarely consulted about the solutions needed to address hunger.
  • Shifting Power Reader

    The economic rise of China, India, Brazil and others has prompted plenty of speculation about its implications for US power and global governance. But what does the rise of these nations mean for social movements committed to economic, social and environmental justice? This Reader pulls together a series of working papers.
  • The Global Ocean Grab: A Primer

    In this primer the most important questions regarding the effects and mechanisms of ocean grabbing are answered. It contains all you need to know to get a good grasp of important processes and dynamics surrounding ocean grabbing.
  • Annual report 2013

    Exposing secretive investment courts. Supporting a historic step on cannabis regulation. Working alongside communities in the South as they seek to regain control of their land. Battling to stop corporate impunity, and to keep water in public hands. These were the highlights of TNI’s 2013 – and yet they only scratch the surface of what we do.
  • The Politics of Flex crops and Commodities

    Flex crops are crops that can be used for food, feed, fuel or industrial material. Their emergence as critical global commodities is integral to understanding today's agroindustrial economy. 

Articles

Confronting Neoliberalism in Europe

Dick Barbor-Might
TNI covers a wide spectrum but Sol’s particular tasks have been to track the devastating impacts of neoliberal policies in Europe and to help coordinate the efforts of social movements to work with the most vulnerable groups.

Remunicipalisation Tracker

The Remunicipalisation Tracker documents more than 45 showcases of cities, regions and countries that have rolled back privatisation and embarked on securing public water for all that need it.

Six Steps Short of War to Beat ISIS

Arming the so-called "moderate" opposistion in Syria doesn't mean supporting the good guys. It means sending arms to the Free Syrian Army.

Prospects of Quito's Public Water and Sanitation Company's Compliance with the Human Right to Water

Juan Carlos Romero
The 2008 Constitution of Ecuador enshrines the rights of nature and the human right to water. Juan Carlos Romero, former official at the water public utility EPMAPS, argues that guaranteeing the human right to water is not only about providing a service, but also requires mainstreaming environmental, social, financial and political sustainability into the company's activities.

Land Grabbing: Perspectives from East and Southeast Asia

A call for papers that offer rigorous and innovative analysis to continue deepening and broadening our understanding of global land deals – in specific regional context, with special attention to climate change and the role of China and other middle income countries within the region.

Publications

Women Agricultural Workers

Denisse Córdova & Cornelia Helmcke. Contributions from Philip Seufert, Flavio Valente and Yifang Slot-Tang.
While access to waged agricultural work can bring about benefits to women, this paper aims to shed light on the discriminatory working conditions women agricultural workers endure in industries where women have traditionally constituted a significant share of the workforce.

The Global Water Grab: A Primer

Gloria Pracucci
Water grabbing refers to situations where powerful actors take control of valuable water resources  for their own benefit, depriving local communities whose livelihoods often depend on these resources and ecosystems.

Drugs, armed conflict and peace

This policy briefing analyses the results of the partial agreement on drugs reached at the talks being held in Havana between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, and the Colombian government.

Unpacking Competitiveness

ATTAC, Andy Storey, Alexandra Strickner, Steffen Stierle
The Competitiveness Pact is the final stage of the new EU economic governance architecture. In this primer, we expose the myths and reality surrounding competitiveness – and what it really means for the lives of Europeans.

Scheduling in the international drug control system

Christopher Hallam, Dave Bewley-Taylor
Scheduling is mostly priotised in it's repressive pole, though present debates are increasingly highlighting the need to modify the balance of the system in order to affirm the importance of the principle of health.

Videos

  • Mads Barbesgaars, chairperson of Afrika Kontakt, gives a report on Ocean Grabbing and it's context within neo-liberalisim and growing inequality, to the delegates of the 6th WFFP General Assembly.
  • Counterterrorism and international security expert Ben Hayes shows overwhelming evidence that oppressive regimes around the world are abusing international counterterrorism guidelines to repress civil society action, and are being encouraged to do so....
  • 2nd European Harm Reduction Conference 2014 in Basel; "Cannabis regulation and UN treaty reform", speech by Martin Jelsma, Transnational Institute, Amsterdam