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In the EU, gaps in the debate on migration explain policy deficiencies (New)


What are the root causes of migration? How biased is the debate on immigration in Europe? Are European aid policies a solution or are they part of the problem? [read]


Borders in the global economy


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?


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


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]





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