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Trade across the Pond

The World Development Movement (WDM) wants poverty to end. ‘WDM campaigns against the root causes of poverty and inequality. We are a democratically-governed movement made up of local campaign groups based in towns and cities around the UK. Our staff … Continue reading

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From sea to shining sea

The United States is discussing trade with neighbours to its east and to its west. No doubt to its south and north too, but just now I’m thinking about its trading partners across the Atlantic and across the Pacific. What … Continue reading

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A decade of extremes

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) tells us that the first decade of the 21st century was the warmest for both hemispheres and for both land and ocean temperatures since measurements began in 1850. As you know, I think the evidence … Continue reading

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The African People’s Land Grab Declaration

If you’re concerned about land grabs in Africa, wherever you live and wherever your ancestors lived, you might choose to sign the African People’s Land Grab Declaration.

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African Agricultural Growth Corridors and the New Alliance: who benefits, who loses?

Helena Paul and Ricarda Steinbrecher at EcoNexus tell us about African Agricultural Growth Corridors and the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition. You can see their report here. The idea is to end poverty and hunger by promoting commercial, … Continue reading

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The G8′s great land-grab

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U.S., Malaysia Lead Worldwide ‘Land Grabs’

Originally posted on ECO-opia:
By Stephen Leahy    Uxbridge — Africa is the main target for “land grabs” by foreign investors, according to a new report on large-scale land acquisitions around the world released Monday. “Africa is the place for cheap…

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