Aid Trade & Development

Agricultural Trade Liberalization and Mexico

Policy Brief | Gisele Henriques and Raj Patel | Aug 5, 2003

Farming communities have made clear demands for an end to the agricultural provisions within NAFTA and withdrawal from the WTO Agreement on Agriculture.

Reform of the WTO is the Wrong Agenda

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | Walden Bello | Jul 1, 2000

What both North and South civil society should be doing at this point is radically cut down the power of the WTO and reduce it to simply another institution in a pluralistic world trading system.

Food First Trade Principles

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | Peter Rosset | Oct 1, 1999

Since 1973 the income gap between rich and poor nations has grown from 44 to 1 to 72 to 1. The gap between rich and poor in most countries has grown rapidly, followed closely by deepening social problems.

Manufacturing a Crisis: Food Aid in Indonesia

Development Report | A.Z.M. Obaidullah Khan, Anuradha Mittal, John-David Comtois, Marco Mezzera, Vidhyandika Moeljarto and Walden Bello | Jun 1, 1999

Despite widespread reports to the contrary, Indonesia is not suffering a famine.

Twelve Myths About Hunger

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | Frances Moore Lappé, Joseph Collins and Peter Rosset | Aug 1, 1998

Why so much hunger? What can we do about it? To answer these questions we must unlearn much of what we have been taught.