According to the “Friends of the Earth Europe” report, European banks, investment funds and insurance companies are speculating with food prices and are sponsoring the purchase of land in developing countries. The report examines the activities of 29 European banks, investment funds and insurance companies such as Deutsche Bank, RBS, Allianz, BNP Paribas, AXA, HSBC, Generali, UniCredit and Credit Agricole. The report says the solution of the problem is a more strict regulation of banking activities.
Cargill is one of the world’s largest agricultural commodity trader and food processor and United States’ largest privately-owned company, with revenues exceeding $114 billion in 2018. The company dominates the global industrial agricultural system, a system which seeks to convert … Continue reading →
On 8 July 2019, Parliamentarians from the 57 participating States of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) have adopted the Declaration on Advancing Sustainable Development to Promote Security (Luxembourg Declaration) negotiated during their annual Parliamentary Assembly in Luxembourg. … Continue reading →