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Borders in the global economy

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Control and segmentation of labour, competition among countries, super profits and exacerbation of inequalities are threats to world stability.

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Is « Big Data » remodeling our food system? (New)


Merging of agrifood giants, vertical integration within value chains, drones, DNA editing, blockchains, are examples of changes that have the potential to disrupt our food system. [read]



Privatisation of development assistance:

integrating further agriculture into the world market (New)


The growing role left by governments to the privage sector transforms modalities of agricultural development in poor countries, to the detriment of the mass of farmers who are, to a large extent, excluded. [read]


(The minimum of) What you should know about migration…


Migrants: how many are they? Who are they? Why do they migrate? Where do they go? What impact does migration have on the host country and on the country of origin? [read]



Eating organic food helps to reduce risks of cancer


A scientific study shows that consuming organic food helps to reduce by 25% the risk of cancer; the reduction is 35% for post-menopause breast cancer and 76% for lymphomas. [read]



What future for our food? Three scenarios picture quite different futures


An analysis by FAO fixes conditions required for the future of our food be a future of hope. The way to get there will be difficult and full of pitfalls. [lire]



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