Every year, the Global Futures Forum (GFF) provides a platform to engage in strategic-level dialogue and research to better understand and anticipate transnational threats.
Ecuador, the OPEC member with the smallest amount of proven oil reserves, has gained outsized attention in the debate over the future of oil extraction in recent days and may well play a decisive role in the outcome of
There is no exact science when it comes to predicting when and where the next major humanitarian crisis will occur.
Leaders representing Panama’s seven indigenous groups have called for support in a fight to protect their land rights – a fight that has intensified in recent years with the rapid arrival of land speculators, drug traffickers and landless peasants.
Amidst Climate Change and Shifting Energy Markets, New Challenges for Transatlantic Security
To the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.
Remarks as delivered by James R. Clapper, Director of National Intelligence
The changing U.S. and international energy pictures have a profound effect on security, a senior Pentagon official said here yesterday.
The agribusiness transnationals are bearing down on Latin America with a force recalling their initial assault under the banner of the “green revolution” in the 1960s, or the first incursion of genetically engineered (GE) organisms (also known as GMOs or genetically modified organisms) in the
Traveling through the northern Colombian Department of Cesar, on the horizon one can see mountains to the east and to the west of the road. “Those mountains on the right are part of the Sierra de Perijá range,” explains the local driver, “but not those on the left.
The titling of the lands of indigenous and peasant communities has been at a practical standstill for two years, with many of the corresponding files lost or incomplete. But the promotion of foreign investment is moving full steam ahead in the same regions.
Buenos Aires, 17 August 2012 - After more than a decade of campaigning against toxic agrochemicals, a group of women from a poor neighbourhood in the northern Argentine city of Córdoba have brought large-scale soybean growers to trial for the health damages caused by spraying.