Land Rights

Investor land deals exploiting Africa, report alleges

Reuters--Wealthy U.S. and European investors are accumulating large swaths of African agricultural lands in deals that have little accountability and give them greater control over food supply for the world's poor, according to a report released Wednesday.

Special Investigation Phase One: Understanding Land Investment Deals in Africa

Read more about the Oakland Institute's ground-breaking research, which reveals previously unpublished details about land grabs across Africa.

Ucraina e OGM: intervista a Frederic Mousseau

L'offerta dell'Ucraina per stringere legami più forti con l'Occidente potrebbe avvenire attraverso un particolare scambio. Secondo Frederic MousseauPolicy Director all'Oakland Institute, l'Ucraina potrebbe diventare un terreno di prova per le colture di OGM in cambio di denaro.

FMI y Banco Mundial aprobaron credito para Monsanto en Ucrania

El 28 de julio, el Instituto Oakland, con sede en California, dio a conocer un informe que revela que el Banco Mundial y el Fondo Monetario Internacional (FMI) aprobaron un préstamo de 17 mil millones dólares para para cultivos geneticamente modificados en la Ucrania.

FMI y Banco Mundial aprobaron credito para Monsanto en Ucrania

 

Nye afgrøder i udviklingslande kan skade biodiversitet og fattige

Af Thomas Jazrawi, U-landsnyt.dk

Aftalen mellem EU og Ukraine indeholder en bestemmelse om, at det østeuropæiske land skal udvide anvendelse af GMO. Men indførelse af nye afgrøder gennem udvikling møder ofte modstand, fordi det giver problemer for lokale bønder og miljø.

Hvad har GMO-afgrøder at gøre med Ukraines økonomiske situation? Tilsyneladende en hel del.

How Monsanto, the World Bank and the IMF are working to force GMOs into a destabilized Ukraine

(NaturalNews) Embattled Ukraine, which is currently under siege (practically) by a belligerent Russia, once upon a time used to be called the "Breadbasket of the Soviet Union," because most of the U.S.S.R.'s food came from there.

The IMF’s New Cold War Loan to Ukraine

by MICHAEL HUDSON

In April 2014, fresh from riots in Maidan Square and the February 22 coup, and less than a month before the May 2 massacre in Odessa, the IMF approved a $17 billion loan program to Ukraine’s junta. Normal IMF practice is to lend only up to twice a country’s quote in one year. This was eight times as high.

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