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Are aquaculture and fisheries a solution to food insecurity?

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Women-led aquafarming projects in Bangladesh have led to a 500% increase in fish production

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Improving water stewardship in Bangladesh’s textile industry

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Water shortages, weak enforcement by regulatory bodies plus heavy water use in Bangladesh’s textile sector mean standards need to be raised and stewardship prioritised

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How partnerships can pay for business and rural workers

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A partnership between Bata and CARE Bangladesh is bringing sustainable employment to local women and creating a new customer base for the footwear brand

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The Bangladesh Accord factory audits finds more than 80,000 safety hazards

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The next challenge is to finalise and implement corrective plans and ensure brands stay committed to protecting worker safety

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Cancel developing countries’ debt in exchange for climate change action

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As the effects of climate change worsen and developing countries bear the brunt, could debt relief be a way to finance climate action?

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Big business will force change in garment trade, vows Wall St boss

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Planned $500m upgrade of factories across developing world aims to lure big western brands who crave ethical supply base . . . → Read More: Big business will force change in garment trade, vows Wall St boss

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Cotton trade: where does your T-shirt grow?

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A year on from the Bangladesh garment factory disaster, initiatives to protect workers have dwindled. Most cotton growers are exposed to deadly pesticides – but Susanna Rustin visits a ground-breaking project in Benin . . . → Read More: Cotton trade: where does your T-shirt grow?

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Primark ‘cry for help’ labels have painted Bangladeshi women as helpless

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Labels found in Swansea remind the public of the cost of fashion, but we need a better approach to change the working conditions in factories that make our clothes . . . → Read More: Primark ‘cry for help’ labels have painted Bangladeshi women as helpless

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Bangladeshi farmers caught in row over $600,000 GM aubergine trial

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Activists criticise pioneering pilot scheme to grow genetically modified aubergines backed by USAid finance . . . → Read More: Bangladeshi farmers caught in row over $600,000 GM aubergine trial

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West Antarctic ice collapse ‘could drown Middle East and Asia crops’

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America’s corn belt could face yield declines of more than 25% by mid-century as climate change takes hold, report warns

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