Primers

The Global Ocean Grab: A Primer

Carsten Pedersen, Ricarda Reuter, Mads Christian Barbesgaard
September 2014

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.

The Global Water Grab: A Primer

Gloria Pracucci
August 2014

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.

Coca leaf: Myths and Reality

August 2014

Many myths surround coca. Every day press accounts around the world use the word coca in their headlines, when in fact they refer to cocaine. TNI's Drugs and Democracy Team exposes the myths and reality surrounding the coca leaf.

 

 

 

 

 

Feiten of Fabels

Sophia Beunder, Bas van Beek, Roeline Knottnerus, Ivo Kuppens, Jilles Mast
June 2014

Over TTIP wordt veel geschreven, wat zijn nu de feiten en wat zijn de fabels?

Unpacking Competitiveness

ATTAC, Andy Storey, Alexandra Strickner, Steffen Stierle
June 2014

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.

Fracking and the global land grab

Ana Maria Rey Martinez
October 2013

Linking the current boom of unconventional gas extraction within the broader pattern of land and water grabbing, this report explores where fracking is happening today, who is promoting it, how, and the state of resistance.

Human rights and drug policy

October 2013

An accessible but comprehensive primer on why TNI believes that human rights must be at the heart of any debate on drug control.

The EU Crisis Pocket Guide

November 2012

A useful pocket guide on how a crisis made in Wall Street was made worse by EU policies, how it has enriched the 1% to the detriment of the 99%, and outlining some possible solutions that prioritise people and the environment above corporate profits.

The Global Land Grab

October 2012

A concise and indispensable critical guide to the global phenomenon of land grabbing. Find out how the global land grab is justified, what is driving it, why transparency and guidelines won't stop it, and learn about alternatives that could enable people and communities to regain control of their land and territories.

Fact Sheet: Coca leaf and the UN Drugs Conventions

October 2012

10 Facts about the Coca leaf and the UN Drugs Conventions in chronological order