Poverty and Trade : Links

There are 40 documents in this section.

  • Multinational Monitor

    23 May 2002

    This magazine, is a watchdog for corporate abuses, especially in developing countries, focusing on the export of hazardous substances, worker health and safety, labor union issues and the environment. It is produced by the non-profit organisation, Essential Information.

  • Save the Children Fund UK - Child Labour

    23 May 2002

    For information regarding child labour, this area of SCF's website is an excellent starting point. It contains a factfile, consumer advice, case studies, projects, leaflets, videos, publications and press releases.

  • Global Exchange - Anti-Sweatshop Campaign

    23 May 2002

    This area of Global Exchange's website contains much information on bad practice companies, links, resources, student activites, tools for action and its campaign against sweatshops in China.

  • Make Trade Fair - Oxfam

    23 May 2002

    The website of Oxfam's campaign for fair trade provides an excellent analysis of the issues to date. Its section on "Unfair Trade" discusses the issues - subsidies, trade barriers, commodities, TNCs and patents. It also includes real life stories, information on fair trade and the Oxfam report, 'Rigged Rules and Double Standards'.

  • International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

    22 May 2002

    This Washington-based food think-tank seeks sustainable solutions to ending poverty and hunger in the developing world. Its website provides a good insight into a broad range of food and agriculture issues. The site includes information on it researchs projects, publications and training programmes, as well as an on-line library and a comprehensive links section.

  • IIED - Sustainable Markets

    22 May 2002

    This programme launched by the International Institute for Environment and Development seeks to promote practical ways of making international trade and global consumption serve the goals of sustainable development.

  • Consumers International

    22 May 2002

    CI has material on trade and its effects on poorer consumers. To access this information, click on their section marked 'Campaigns and Programmes'.

  • Fairtrade Foundation

    22 May 2002

    Provides details of fair trade initiatives, including the Fairtrade Mark. Its website includes information on Fairtrade producers, their newsletter, resources and links.

  • Focus-on-Trade

    22 May 2002

    Focus-on-Trade is a special section of the website of Focus on the Global South - a Policy Research and Action Program of Chulalongkorn University Social Research Institute based in Bangkok. Focus-on-Trade is a regular electronic bulletin providing updates and analysis of trends in regional and world trade and finance, with an emphasis on the impact of trade and the WTO on developing countries.

  • UN Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) - Trade

    22 May 2002

    Has a wealth of material on trade in crops, animals, fisheries and forestry. A related site has material on Rio+10.