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File annual report 2009 - executive summary
Download a summarized version of the 2009 annual report.
european groups: challenging oil and steel giants
Friends of the Earth Europe is campaigning to raise awareness about the impacts of extractive industries. Many developing countries have large reserves of natural resources, such as oil, gas, coal, gold and copper. But decades of irresponsible oil, mining and gas exploration have produced devastating social and environmental effects in many developing countries.
Food Sovereignty Program highlights
The Food Sovereignty Program’s objective is to resist and expose industrial corporate-led agriculture and promote food sovereignty.
norway: grassroots energy projects in central asia and the caucasus
FoE Norway lobbying work is complemented by grassroots based international projects to save energy in simple and practical ways.
georgia: communicating the dangers of gmos in four languages
Friends of the Earth Georgia is campaigning against the import and cultivation of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) in the Caucasus region. However, building a network of concerned organizations and groups across the region is being hampered through lack of available information.
who benefits from gm crops? the rise of pesticide use
Biotechnology proponents claim that genetically modified (GM) crops are good for consumers, farmers and the environment, and that they are growing in popularity around the world. However, such claims are seldom subjected to scrutiny. Beginning in 2006, Friends of the Earth International has released a publication each year on the impact of GM crops.
publications and materials
Throughout 2008 our groups and campaigns produced hard-hitting reports and publications about issues ranging from climate change to forests to GMOs.
did you know?
In 2008, Friends of the Earth International counted 77 member groups and 14 affiliates, uniting more than 2 million members and supporters around the world.
member groups
Friends of the Earth International is made up of the activities and actions of our 76 member groups, and it is our mission to support and strengthen their work at the local level. These groups mobilize people, resist socially and environmentally damaging projects and policies, and help to transform their societies in tens of countries around the world. Their local work in turn allows us to campaign on the regional and international levels, and to seek political support for the rights of people everywhere to sustainable livelihoods and for social, economic, gender and environmental justice.
funding and membership support
georgia: victory as schools say “no” to gmos!
The Greens Movement of Georgia/Friends of the Earth Georgia is pleased to announce that schools in many regions across Georgia have been declared free of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
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