ETC Group

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ETC says it fears the impact of new technologies on “poor and vulnerable” people (especially technologies that work with genomics). Andy Parker, a Research Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam suggested that ETC proposed “forcing humanity to return to peasant agriculture,” in its answer to global warming. See the link to their conversation under “External Links” on the right side of this page

Found in Guidestar under Friends of Action Group on Erosion and Technology and Concentration INC

 

Financials:  Source IRS 990s
Year Revenue Expenditures Net Assets
2011 $426,829 $364,409 $171,248
2012 $666,478 $720,132 $117,594
2013 $556,463 $504,118 $169,939
2014 $596,697 $714,351 $52,285

 

 

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This group funded by:

Funder Year Amount Description
The Swift Foundation 2014 $13,000.00 For synbiology resources for Africa. Africa; Environmental and resource rights; Sustainable agriculture.
CS Fund 2011 $150,000.00 General/operating support For general support to promote conservation of food crop germplasm and agricultural biodiversity and to encourage socially responsible development of new technologies Grant made through Friends of Action Group on Erosion Technology and Concentration
CS Fund 2010 $150,000.00 Continuing support; Program development For general support of efforts to promote the conservation of food crop germplasm and agricultural biodiversity and to encourage the socially responsible development of new technologies
CS Fund 2010 $91,000.00 Conferences/seminars To enable civil society groups to participate in preparatory meetings for the Rio+20 Earth Summit Grant made through Friends of Action Group on Erosion Technology and Concentration
CS Fund 2010 $88,000.00 Faculty/staff development For the hiring of Africa-based staff person
CS Fund 2009 $150,000.00 Program development For efforts to promote the conservation of food crop germplasm and agricultural biodiversity and to encourage the socially responsible development of new technologies Grant made through Friends of Action Group on Erosion Technology and Concentration
The Christensen Fund 2009 $50,000.00 Program development To partially underwrite the attempts of ETC Group to strengthen resilience of indigenous and local communities by providing research and information that will help them to establish own policies and to help governments to establish geopolicies that will be for the well being of all
The Christensen Fund 2007 $100,000.00 Program development; Research Toawrd Indigenous and other partners globally strategic research and its dissemination around the socioeconomic legal and scientific issues of the conservation and use of plant genetic resources intellectual property (IP) and biotechnology and enclosures of the genetic commons
The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation 2007 $130,000.00 Program development To move Hmong contract poultry farmers in northwest Arkansas facing foreclosure or financial crisis to stability
Compton Foundation Inc 2006 $15,000.00 Program development For creating a social justice food label

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Address 1:
1003 B Lamond Avenue

City:
Durham

State:
NC

Zip:
27701

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