Category Archives: Agriculture

Circular economy examples from McKinsay

Mackinsy has two podcasts on the circular economy The first describes how the linear model (from production through processing to design, retail and disposal) has prevailed for 150 years. Whilst great efficiencies have been made we lose alot of value … Continue reading

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Climate change and the commodity trade

The Swiss Research Institute of Commodities Foundation (SRIC) is an organization established to promote research on commodity training, finance and shipping. Last night, I attended a lecture SRIC organized in Geneva to raise awareness about climate change and the role … Continue reading

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Counting the climate cost of cows

Last month,¬†Cowspiracy was shown at the UN here in Geneva. Beforehand a local NGO laid on some a vegan buffet including quinoa and spinach, pizza and cake.¬†The film was a documentary about a young activist in California asking the question … Continue reading

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Letter from a devastated village in Nepal

Rajeev Goyal is an Indian development expert and colleague of many staff at ITC. He was working in the Kavre district in the Kathmandu valley when the earthquake struck this weekend. Thankfully he is ok but he has witnessed the … Continue reading

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ITC hiring sustainability and trade specialist

ITC’s Trade and Environment Programme delivers capacity building and market analysis on sustainability markets with a focus on SMEs in developing countries. We are currently advertising for a consultant in sustainability and export value chains with a focus on agriculture … Continue reading

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