Author: Alessandro Giacobbe

TTIP NEGOTIATIONS: PROTECTION CONSORTIUMS AND ASSOCIATIONS UNITED IN DEFENSE OF GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS

The TTIP (Trans Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) negotiations between the United States and the European Union get down to business. During the eighth “round” of meetings, in progress in Brussels from  2 to 6 February, today was the turn…

The Harvest

We pruned and fertilized the olive trees and cleared the ground. We were anxious about the adverse weather conditions and feared a parasite invasion. It’s October at last: the time has come to reap the reward of our efforts and…