Poverty and Trade : Links
There are 40 documents in this section.
14 May 2008
Worldwatch is a well-respected environmental organisation which has done much to alert the public and policy-makers to the long-term consequences of cropland loss, declining biological diversity, damaged fisheries, stressed water systems, unwise subsidies, poverty and consumer pressures in meeting the nutritional needs of a growing world population.
3 October 2007
The new website contains links to developing country data on inequality, trade, aid, education, agriculture, migration, health, FDI, population, governance and debt, and to websites that host and/or catalogue household survey data.
7 February 2007
The ETI is an alliance of companies, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), and trade union organisations committed to promoting good practice in the implementation of codes of labour practice. Its website contains includes news, events and publications.
25 May 2004
FAOSTAT is an on-line and multilingual database of international statistics covering agricultural production, trade, food balance, fertilizer and pesticides, land use and irrigation, population, forest and fishery products.
25 May 2004
USDA website includes information on agriculture, food production and nutrition, marketing and trade, natural resources and the environment, rural and community development, research and science, and a news service relating to these issues.
25 May 2004
The Nation's primary source for agricultural information is an excellent tool for researchers, educators, policy-makers, consumers of agricultural products, and the public. The Library is one of the world's largest and most accessible agricultural libraries, supporting research, education, and applied agriculture. The library contains numerous catalogues, databases, special collections, publications and reference books.
29 July 2003
The Fabian Global Forum website is designed to encourage consensus and develop ideas for the Fabian Society's project, Social Democracy in the Global Age, which aims to develop a progressive response to the problems of globalisation. The website is also a 'one-stop-shop' for those seeking the latest resources and publications contributing to the progressive reform of globalisation.
17 June 2003
With offices in London and Washington DC, EIA is an independent, international campaigning organisation committed to investigating and exposing environmental crime such as the illegal trade in wildlife, illegal logging and trade in timber species, and the world-wide trade in ozone depleting substances. Its website includes information about its current campaigns and action, news, a photo gallery and links.
9 August 2002
Anti-Slavery International is the world's oldest international human rights organisation, founded in 1839 in the United Kingdom to eliminate the system of slavery and related abuses around the world. Its website contains information on its on-going campaigns, news and resources such as publications, links, videos and photos. It also has a worthy, campaigning website on the fight against human trafficking entitled 'Stop Human Traffic'.
24 May 2002
This portal seeks to facilitate access to information and knowledge on development and poverty reduction and provides a space where people can share experiences.
- Goodbye to Planet 21
- Voices from Planet 21
- World cannot sustain increasing population growth: UN report
- How to trigger greener, smarter growth - while fighting poverty
- Samburu people 'under attack' over land rights
- Beyond Reach? John Madeley (Longstone Books, 2009, £9.99)
- COMMENTARY: The G20 summit - what does it mean for the poor?
- Big Business, Poor Peoples
- Rich countries launch great land grab
- Ivory sale raises fears of new slaughter
- EU trade deal 'could damage African forests'
- COMMENTARY: Time to think again on trade talks
- From poverty to power
- The Urgency of Now
- NGOs press for a fresh approach to the food crisis