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Bittersweet

S. van der Wal, M. Theuws, Vincent Kiezebrink, 2015

Name of publisher/editor

SOMO

Industries

Agriculture/Horticulture

Summary & key words

This report provides an overview of different sustainabilityissuesinthe production of sugarcane globally. Based on new field research the report expands on working conditions and land conflict in Malawi’s sugarindustry where Illovo Sugar (Malawi) Limited, a subsidiary of UK-headquartered Associated British Foods (ABF) is thecountry’s only producer. To better understand thedynamics inthe sector and the possibilities for addressinthese issues it also discusses international trade and governance, identifies important corporate actors and analyses supply chain policies of leading Dutch retailers.

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Subject (Categories)

economic social environmental

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