Fuelling Fear

May 2008

The human cost of biofuels in Colombia

Fuelling Fear.pdf

Forces for Change

May 2006

This report highlights the struggles that informal economy organisations are facing in Africa, and was launched in Malawi by War on Want and its partners.

Forces for Change - Informal economy organisations in Africa.pdf

Food Sovereignty report

November 2011

The report contrasts the UK government’s preferred approach of ‘food security’, based on free markets supplemented by aid, with the positive alternative of food sovereignty, which returns control over the food system to farmers.

Food sovereignty report.pdf

Fighting Palestinian Poverty

June 2003

Download the full survey of the economic and social impact of the Israeli occupation on the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

fighting_palestinian_poverty.pdf

Fashion Victims II

December 2008

How UK clothing retailers are keeping workers in poverty

Fashion Victims II.pdf

Breathless for Blue Jeans

July 2013

The human cost of distressed jeans

Breathless for Blue Jeans, 2013.pdf

Fanning the Flames

November 2007

The role of British mining companies in conflict and the violation of human rights

Fanning the Flames.pdf

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