Category Archive: Special Publications

Occupational Health and Safety in the Sugar Industry of Kenya – A Special Publication of the IUF Global Sugar Program.

This Special Publication presents information on the activities on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) in the sugar industry in Kenya, developed by the IUF Global Sugar Program and the Kenya Union of Sugar Plantation Workers (KUSPW) in the context of the IUF Sugar Project in East and Southern Africa running from October 2007 to September …

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Brazilian COSAN: How Giants May Indeed Have Feet of Clay

The first month and a half of this New Year 2010 has seen a short and intense sugar happening in Brazil. An instance of those cases for which the Spanish word “coyuntura” is an adequate definition: an event that combines several important and relevant factors in a specific economic, political or social area; in this …

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Gloves Instead of Socks

Compared to other countries in the region, safety standards in the cane and sugar sector of Kenya are poor. A new Occupational Safety and Health Act was passed in December 2007, outlining a possible future shape of and the improvement in safety conditions in the workplaces in the country, but labour practices, specifically outsourcing and …

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Presentation to the Sugar Meeting in the context of the 25th IUF Congress, Geneva

In the context of the 25th IUF Congress (19-22 March, Geneva), the IUF Global Sugar Program held two meetings with delegates from sugar workers’ unions participating in the congress, on 20 and 22 March, due to different engagements of the delegations. A total of some 40 delegates participated in the discussions.

 

 

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IUF Global Sugar: Presentation to 4th IUF AGWT Conference 2006

Presentation on IUF Global Sugar to the 4th World Conference of the IUF Agricultural Workers Trade Group (AWTG), Seville, Spain, 11-13 December 2006.

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Women Sugar Workers in the English-speaking Caribbean

A discussion paper on the presence of women workers in the sugar sector of the English-speaking Caribbean, with information collected by IUF affiliated unions.

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Africa Sugar Industry – Trade Agreements, Corporate Developments, Basic Structure

Africa Sugar Industry – Trade Agreements

A review of the COMESA and SADC trade agreements as related to sugar. December 2002.

Trade Agreements – download the pdf here

 

Africa Sugar Industry – Corporate Developments

A review of corporate developments in the sugar industries of East and Southern Africa. Produced in 2002.

Corporate Developments – …

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Pakistan Sugar Industry – An Overview

An overview of the Sugar Industry in Pakistan prepared for the National Sugar Workers Conference, 17-19 August 2002 in Karachi (Pakistan)

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Sugar in Jamaica: 1999-2000

Recent Developments in the Sugar Industry of Jamaica: 1999-2000. (May 2000).

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Solidarity with ILA Local 1814. October 1999

Solidarity with ILA Local 1814. Strike at Domino Brooklyn Refinery, New York. October 1999.

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