The Moroccan state-owned company OCP is polluting the air with its fertiliser factories, thereby harming the health of its employees and of the local population. According to a new report by Bread for all, SWISSAID and Catholic Lenten Fund, at least eleven Swiss commodity traders have a commercial relationship with the firm.
SWISS FERTILISER TRADERS IMPLICATED IN HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN MOROCCO
Small farmers in Nicaragua are taking steps together to defend against major agricultural enterprises that want to import genetically modified seeds. Thanks to field trials financed by SWISSAID, they can prove that local varieties are more economical and respond with greater resistance to climate fluctuations – and yield harvests which are just as plentiful.
Organic farming helps poor farmers find a way out of poverty and hunger. This video lists the most convincing points.