Posted April 25, 2012
Food systems are big and controlled by powerful interests. To overcome inertia and realize a healthier, more just food system will take the strength of numbers. Professional associations can not only bring numbers, but also the resources of their staff and combined...
Posted April 19, 2012
Posted March 16, 2012
IATP's Jim Harkness gave an address on Fair access to food and land - How to stop global land grabbing in the European Parliment on March 8, 2012. This event was hosted by the Greens.
Posted February 16, 2012
IATP and Healthy Legacy visited the Minnesota State Capitol this Valentine's Day to ask legislators to support toxic-free kids' products.
Posted February 10, 2012
Physician, writer and full-time advocate, David Wallinga, M.D., represents the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) as a de facto doctor to the nation's ailing food system. Through his work, Dr. Wallinga sheds a spotlight—and a public health lens...
Posted February 7, 2012
The Lego Llamas present: Are You Dying to Eat Chicken? to IATP's Dr. David Wallinga and other staff.
Posted January 30, 2012
On January 26, 2012, the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy and the Humphrey Institute co-hosted a conference to explore how we can reap the benefits of promoting a healthy business environment for green chemistry here in Minnesota. This video was produced...
Posted January 24, 2012
EU Commissioner of Agriculture, Dacian Ciolos, talking about organic agriculture and the Common Agriculture Program reforms.
Posted December 2, 2011
At a December 2 press conference at the global climate talks in Durban, IATP’s Steve Suppan, Anne Wanjiku Maina of the African Biodiversity Network, Teresa Anderson of the Gaia Foundation and Helena Paul of EcoNexus talked about the dangers for Africa of...
Posted November 16, 2011
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Posted November 16, 2011
Many in the public health community have long decried farm subsidies for commodity crops such as corn and soybeans as the reason for the low cost of junk food relative to fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Subsidies, the thinking goes, have caused farmers to...
Posted October 25, 2011
This webinar explores some major features of the G-20 recommendations, the U.S. regulation, and the EU legislation, particularly the status of new rules on position limits and High Frequency Trading that have the potential to reduce volatility and price distortions...