Poverty and Trade : Books
There are 14 documents in this section.
18 September 2009
After some 30 years of writing factual books and newspaper articles on development and poverty issues, journalist, author and broadcaster John Madeley switches to a novel to tell the story of the 2005 Make Poverty History campaign.
2 March 2009
Transnational corporations (TNCs) are one of the most important actors in the global economy, occupying a more powerful position than ever before. In their persistent battle to increase profits, they have increasingly turned to the developing world, a world that holds many attractions for them. But what is their impact on the poor?
25 July 2008
A small book about the madness of inequality and poverty: how they're wrecking people's lives and why sorting them out will make things better for us all.
11 October 2005
This 'Action kit to change your world' contains 100 personal actions, that could help make a difference to the way that millions of people live in the developing world.
19 September 2005
The central theme of this latest book from the World Conservaton Union is that environmental conservation can and must contribute more actively to the battle against poverty.
11 December 2003
Among all the causes of environmental destruction and social dislocation, government subsidies must rank high. Global spending on subsidies to farming, road transport, and the energy and water industries alone, is costing tax payers over $700 billion a year, not far short of the global spend on arms.
14 October 2003
Failure to meet the needs of the world's poorest citizens threatens long-term global stability, reports a new publication by the Worldwatch Institute, Vital Signs 2003: The Trends That are Shaping Our Future.
10 July 2002
A short and simple guide to the complexities of world trade, which explains why countries that depend on the export of raw commodities can't win under the present system.
10 July 2002
This book explains the complexities and difficulties of the international trade system and examines what poor countries can do about the trap in which they find themselves.
23 May 2002
This excellent booklet examines why there are still nearly 800 million people in the world suffering from chronic hunger and argues that existing trade agreements may be undermining the poorest countries' efforts to boost rural development and reduce poverty and hunger.
- 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