Olivier De Schutter

Olivier De Schutter is UN special rapporteur on the right to food; professor at the University of Louvain in Belgium

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 2:53pm
In a World Hungry for Biofuels, Food Security Must Come First
Does a U-turn in Brussels spell the end for biofuels ? There is no doubting that plans to revise EU biofuel targets downwards mark a major turning point. While failing to go far enough, the EU executive has nonetheless realised it is imprudent to support, let alone mandate, extra biofuel production.
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Friday, January 27, 2012 - 2:03pm
Taking Back Globalization for the Many
DAVOS – The World Economic Forum’s annual gathering is normally little more than a toast to the benefits of increasing global GDP, trade, and investment. But this year’s meeting comes at a time when economic expansion can no longer be taken for granted, and when the uneven benefits of past growth are sparking mass social unrest.
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Sunday, August 21, 2011 - 1:08pm
The New Green Revolution: How Twenty-First-Century Science Can Feed the World
Some crises appear and disappear in global media while remaining acute in the lives of real people. Global food insecurity is this type of crisis.
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