"UK 'aid' is financing a corporate scramble for Africa"

16.04.2014"£600 million of UK aid money is going to help companies like Unilever and Monsanto take over African land and agriculture, writes Miriam Ross. The corporate power-grab will be disastrous for the small-scale farmers who feed at least 70% of Africa's people.  // Miriam Ross

Judging simply by its name, the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition sounds like a worthy initiative. Just the kind of thing we should be spending international aid money on, you might think. But look just a little closer, and it becomes clear that the scheme, launched by the G8 governments along with the biggest global food and agriculture companies, has little to do with feeding undernourished people."


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Quelle: Theecologist.org, 03.04.2014




 

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