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11 April 2008


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A tasteful treatise on the control of food
Nico Tyabji examines a new book that tackles global inequality

The Future Control of Food, edited by Geoff Tansey and Tasmin Rajotte, Earthscan Press, ISBN: 978 1 844074 29 7
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  • When you think of Quaker work at the international policy level, you probably think of the contribution Quakers have made to efforts towards disarmament, peace and the recognition of human rights at the UN and around the world
  • But Quakers have also played a key part in bringing attention to international negotiations on 'intellectual property rights' and their role in development and global inequality
  • They have also worked to ensure that developing countries have been able to participate fully in these meetings

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