Feb 7, 2008
Audio - Interview with Sheila Abed, Executive Director, IDEA (Paraguay)

Access Initiative (TAI) partner Instituto de Derecho y Economía Ambiental (Environmental Law and Economics Institute, IDEA) is working to build government capacity to make sure that Paraguay’s growing soybean trade is good for the environment and for workers.

Feb 7, 2008
Soybean Boom Forcing Paraguay to Examine Pesticide Use

Once isolated Paraguay has changed radically due to a boom in soybean exports, which has brought changes in land and pesticide use.

Feb 4, 2008
UNEP highlights TAI in manual for NGOs.

In a recent United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) publication, Negotiating and Implementing MEAs: A Manual for NGOs, The Access Initiative is highlighted as a good example of civil society efforts to promote public participation.

Jan 28, 2008
Freedom of Information Victory in India

For the first time in its ten-year history, the National Environmental Appellate Authority* (NEAA) has overturned a decision by the Government of India, quashing an environmental clearance granted by the Ministry of Environment and Forests.

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