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US Corporations a Driving Force Behind ‘Unprecedented Wave’ of Global Land Privatization: Report

Source: Common Dreams July 14, 2020 by Julia Conley, staff writer «Unfettered capitalism has brought us to this disaster. We must halt…

Privatisation ‘Wave’ Hurts Poor as Pandemic Heightens Risks

Source: Reuters July 14, 2020 Rina Chandran, Thomson Reuters Foundation BANGKOK, July 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A push to privatise land…

New Report Warns of an Unprecedented Wave of Land Privatization

—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— July 14, 2020 Contact:Anuradha Mittal amittal@oaklandinstitute.org +1-510-530-5126 Oakland, CA—Amidst a worsening climate crisis, the Oakland Institute’s new report, Driving…

Driving Dispossession: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

These Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) summarize some of the key findings and analysis of the Oakland Institute new report, Driving Dispossession: The…

World Bank’s COVID-19 Assistance to Kenya Benefits Multinational Agribusiness and Agrochemical Firms

Image: Samuel Phillips   The World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) have committed billions of dollars in loans to help countries…

Conditional Loans, Uncontrolled Misery: Doing Business in India in the Times of Corona

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought up the specter of the Indian partition as the country continues to witness the misery of large–scale…

UN Under Fire Over Choice of ‘Corporate Puppet’ as Envoy at Key Food Summit

Saeed Kamali Dehghan and Kaamil Ahmed, The Guardian A global summit on food security is at risk of being dominated by big…

Llamado a revocar a Agnes Kalibata de AGRA como Enviado Especial para la Cumbre de los Sistemas Alimentarios de las Naciones Unidas de 2021

10 de febrero de 2020 António Guterres Secretary-General, United Nations New York, NY USA Llamado a revocar a Agnes Kalibata de AGRA…

Emperor Has No New Clothes

Reformed World Bank Program Still Fails the Farmers In 2013, the World Bank launched the Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) project,…

A Major Victory for Land Rights Defenders

By The Oakland Institute. Anuradha Mittal, its Executive Director, is an Honorary member of the ICCA Consortium. Large-scale land acquisitions by private interests…

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