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December 11, 2012 Humanosphere
The UN’s Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Olivier de Schutter, examines the Obama Administration’s New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, a project aimed at boosting food production in the developing world. De Schutter notes that one example of the new initiative’s approach is to have Cargill launch a large-scale project on 40,000 acres of farmland in Mozambique — which may increase crop yields but also potentially displace many poor smallholder farmers.

 

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OUR INDUSTRIAL, WESTERN AGRICULTURAL FOOD SYSTEM IS DESTROYING THE EARTH AND OUR HEALTH http://sco.lt/63qRl3

 

 

June 28, 2013 Nation Of Change
COMMERCIAL COLONISATION OF AFRICA: Driven overwhelmingly by self-interest and profit, the current crop of "investors" differ little from their colonial ancestors. http://www.nationofchange.org/commercial-colonisation-africa-1372434364

 

May 18, 2012 The White House
FACT SHEET: G-8 ACTION ON FOOD SECURITY AND NUTRITION IN AFRICA http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/05/18/fact-sheet-g-8-action-food-security-and-nutrition

“The very factors that make Africa a target for agricultural development aid also make it a promising land market for multinational investors. But opportunities should not be mistaken for solutions. Problems can arise when private companies take a central role in aid programmes.”... http://humanosphere.kplu.org/jp/op-ed-privatizing-food-and-agricultural-aid-is-dangerous/

 

AFRICA - SOLD: Obama Puts Big 6 Chemical GMO Giants In Charge -- of "Ending Hunger" -- in Africa http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1837261743/africa-sold-obama-puts-big-6-chemical-gmo-giants-in-charge-of-ending-hunger-in-africa

 

 

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UNITED NATIONS: Why are GM crops not the solution? http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1228040300/united-nations-why-are-gm-crops-not-the-solution

THE CORPORATE TAKE-OVER OF AFRICAN FOOD SECURITY  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3404411443/the-corporate-take-over-of-african-food-security

WHO OWNS NATURE? CORPORATE POWER AND THE FINAL FRONTIER IN THE COMMODIFICATION OF LIFE  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2299601530/who-owns-nature-corporate-power-and-the-final-frontier-in-the-commodification-of-life