Glopolis is a non-partisan, non-governmental organization which focuses on the analysis of economic globalization, trade, development, agriculture and climate change.

Myths and Legends From the Unknown World

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Glopolis releases a publication focused on myths connected with developing countries.

Struggling smallholders

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The current state of food security in Kenya is ironic. The country has the most advanced economy in East Africa; yet, almost one-half of the Kenyan population lives below the poverty line, and many depend on food aid. Signing a new trade agreement with the European Union may make matters worse.

The Impacts of Biofuel Production in Developing Countries

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In recent years African countries have enjoyed interest from abroad, thanks in part to a great amount of available land apparently ideal for cultivating crops for providing food security and for the production of biofuels.

Fact-finding mission to Indonesia

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A fact-finding mission to Indonesia was undertaken at the end of March and the beginning of April this year as part of the We Won't Accept Hunger! project. A team of five “ambassadors” under the experienced supervision of the project coordinator travelled directly to Sumatra. The aim of this two-week trip was to observe the impacts of intensive oil palm cultivation on the environment and the food security of local communities. 

Seminar on Food Security and Hunger in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Seminar on Food Security and Hunger in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Glopolis, People in Need and the United Information Centre in Prague organized the international seminar „Food Security and Hunger in the Post-2015 Development Agenda with Focus on Responsible Agricultural Investment".

Something rotten in the food system

Produkce rýže v Beninu

Poverty, not scarcity of food is the cause of hunger. The current world trade order is skewed against the interests of the needy. Change is required at all levels and small-scale farms matter most.

European speaker tour on climate change

Nicholas Milton in Prague

An article on the first part of Practical Actions European speaker tour on climate change written by Nicholas Milton.

Publications

Myths and Legends From the Unknown World

Glopolis releases a publication focused on myths connected with developing countries.

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Briefing paper: Limited Access of Small-Scale Food Producers to Markets in Africa

Glopolis issued an introductory briefing paper called „Limited Access of Small-Scale Food Producers to Markets in Africa: What Should Be Changed?“

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Briefing: Responsible agricultural investment

In the occasion of Committe on World Food Security session in Rome Glopolis is publishing a briefing on responsible agricultural investment which is one of the main issues discussing during this forum.

Brochure Indonesia: Frying in Palm Oil

Glopolis issued a brochure „Indonesia: frying in palm oil“. The brochure is accompanying material to the photo exhibition from fact-finding mission to Indonesia. 

Brochure Indonesia: Frying in Palm Oil

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