The whole of Mercosur in exchange for a plate of beef

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Global Forest Coalition | 13 Avril 2018

The whole of Mercosur in exchange for a plate of beef

by Mary Louise Malig

Briefing paper

After 20 years of negotiations, the EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is entering a crucial stage. But will the deal be sealed, or will the talks collapse and be abandoned once and for all ? Mercosur’s sovereignty is at stake, as are the ecosystems and communities that will be affected by a further boost to the destructive livestock and feedstock industries in South America.

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