Reports & Briefings

Reclaiming Agricultural Investment

May 2014
Report

Effective state policies and investments in support of small scale food producers does not only provide a socially just alternative to a model based on foreign direct investment in agro-industries, but it is also a safeguard against land grabbing.

 

Fast track agribusiness expansion in Zambia

Roman Herre
May 2014
Report

What are the effects of the climate crisis, the food price crisis, the energy (or fuel) crisis and the financial crisis  on land and the food system in Zambia?

Investment Package

May 2014
Report

A package of TNI's best publications on Trade and Investment

 

Day of Dialogue on Knowledge for Food Sovereignty

April 2014
Report

On January 24 more than 300 academics and activists from around the world came together at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague for the Colloquium Food Sovereignty: A Critical Dialogue. The meeting was a follow up to the conference of the same name held at Yale University in September of 2013.

Policy Shift

April 2014
Report

'Policy Shift' identifies ten key policy changes that are required to support just alternative agriculture investments. The approach integrates human rights into the core of decision-making and is informed by practical, on-the-ground examples of positive agricultural investments that benefit both small-scale farmers and communities.

Over 70 Myanmar CSOs express their concerns over the EU-Myanmar Investment agreement

March 2014

Over 70 Myanmar CSOs express their concerns over the EU-Myanmar Investment agreement in the below letter to European Trade Commissioner De Gucht.

The Transnational Institute at Voedsel Anders

March 2014
Report

TNI was there, when Wageningen University witnessed the dynamism of the modern food movement, at a two day conference that shared views on farming, research, advocacy and activism, and a commitment to transforming our food and agriculture systems

The Tragedy of The Private, The Potential of The Public

March 2014
Report

From South Africa to Brazil, from Italy to the US, in Uruguay, Greece, Norway, the UK and in many other countries, municipal councils are taking services back under public control. Public Service workers and their fellow community members are not only defending public services but are also struggling to make them democratic and responsive to the people's needs and desires.

On the Issue of Nuclear Terrorism

March 2014
Paper

It is time for a closer look at the self-serving claim by nuclear weapons states that one of the greatest dangers is that of nuclear weapons being built or falling into the hands of ‘terrorist groups’.

Cocaine: towards a self-regulation model

Grazia Zuffa
March 2014
Briefing - Drug Law Reform Series Nr 24

By taking cues from users’ self-regulation strategies, it is possible to design innovative operational models for drug services as well as drug policies, strengthening Harm Reduction as an alternative approach to the disease model.

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