In the last decade, 20,000 agricultural workers have died from Chronic Kidney Disease of non-Traditional Causes (CKDnT). The majority
Why Global Food Week?
From October 12 to 16 Fairfood creates awareness for the issues in our global food chain. We need to make changes to create a system that is fair and inclusive for the farmers that grow our food. The good news is that sometimes solutions can be fairly simple, such as making sure that workers have ample access to drinking water during their work. And we can all play a significant role in making those changes happen.
Read more on the About Global Food Week page.
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Fairfood's Roving Reporters team visits tomato workers in Morocco. Here you can find all their latest reports.
Global Food Week blogs
In the last decade, thousands of sugarcane workers in the Central American sugarcane industry have already died because of the
- Under Cane – the documentary on the deaths in sugar production in Central America
- Video release October 16: Under Cane on fatal kidney disease of sugarcane workers
- ChicksLoveFood reports on the trip to Morocco
- EatThis – aftermovie in the making
- Food Chains trailer
- Recipe for change – The need for improved livelihoods of vanilla farmers
- Vier dingen die jij kunt doen voor eerlijke tomaten (in Dutch) – Roving Reporter Daisy Scholte
- Infographic on the Asian shrimp industry
- Working in the shrimp industry in Asia: a 3D job
- A Living Wage – Blog by Wendy Schutte
- Animation video: What’s on your plate – the story of our food
- Another initiative: Dutch Agri Food Week (in Dutch)
- Meet the women that pick our tomatoes – blog by Daisy Scholte (in Dutch)
- Fair food, fair societies – Blog by Maxine Tillij, Managing Director Fairfood a.i.
- Reporters in Morocco