The Hunger Games – How UK (and USA) Government Support For Big Agribusiness Is Fueling Poverty In Africa

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14 Jan 2013 World Development Movement

The UK government is yet again undermining grassroots poverty alleviation by channelling UK aid towards huge agribusiness. The Hunger Games, a report recently published by War on Want, criticises the Department for International Development (DfID) for working with the ‘who’s who’ of agrochemical and GM seed companies including Monsanto, Unilever and Syngenta.

In coalition with these companies, DfID is funding dodgy agricultural initiatives such as the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). This initiative in particular seeks to “trigger a uniquely African green revolution” by promoting networks of GM seed and agrochemical providers to small farmers…. http://www.wdm.org.uk/multinational-corporations/hunger-games

 

REPORT: THE HUNGER GAMES 2012 – DOWNLOAD.pdf http://www.waronwant.org/attachments/The%20Hunger%20Games%202012.pdf

 

WAR ON WANT http://www.waronwant.org/about-us/extra/extra/inform/17755-the-hunger-games

 

WIKILEAKS CABLE:  THE US STATE DEPT’S GLOBAL BIOTECH GMO OUTREACH PROGRAM – ARM-TWISTING FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS WITH ‘TRADE WARS’  http://sco.lt/52rirp

 

WATCH:

VIDEO: USAID PUSHES MONSANTO GMO CORN ON NEPAL http://sco.lt/7TIxLl

 

THRU THE BACK DOOR: MEGA BIOTECH GIANTS USE NEW USA-EU TRADE DEAL TO DESTROY GMO SAFEGUARDS http://sco.lt/8E3Xsn

 

>>>>>WATCH

THE MYTH OF THE AFRICAN ‘GREEN REVOLUTION’  – Vandana Shiva http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1562042292/the-myth-of-the-african-green-revolution-video-vandana-shiva

 

BEWARE OF A CALL FOR A “GREENER REVOLUTION’ CORPORATE TAKEOVER OF GLOBAL FOOD SUPPLY:  — More Pesticides, More Chemicals, More Seed Patents http://sco.lt/7sYm1Z

 

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

 

THE GMO JUGGERNAUT: FULL LIST OF COMPANIES INVOLVED IN G8’s MULTI-NATIONAL GMO TAKEOVER:  All Powerful Corporations Form Global Cartel to push genetically engineered, biotech food onto the world. Full Listing of Participants http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=New_Alliance_for_Food_Security_and_Nutrition

 

May 25, 2012

HOW THE US SOLD AFRICA TO MULTINATIONALS LIKE MONSANTO, CARGILL, DUPONT, PEPSICO AND OTHERS| PR Watch http://www.prwatch.org/news/2012/05/11530/how-us-sold-africa-multinationals-monsanto-cargill-dupont-pepsico-and-others

 

USA AND OBAMA PUSHES GM FOODS ON GHANA, AFRICA: IS MONSANTO RUNNING THE US GOVT USDA, FDA, USAID AND STATE DEPARTMENT? http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1810977040/usa-and-obama-pushes-gm-foods-on-ghana-africa-is-monsanto-running-the-us-govt-usda-and-fda

 

UN: PRIVATIZING FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL AID IS DANGEROUS.  OBAMA’S AFRICA PLAN IS WRONG http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3690156835/un-privatizing-food-and-agricultural-aid-is-dangerous-obama-s-africa-plan-is-wrong

 

TURNING AFRICA INTO A GMO BONANZA FOR GIANT CORPORATIONS: Foreign Takeover of the future of farming in Africa http://sco.lt/9BlxhZ

 

 ——————————- BILL GATES —————————-

GATES AS A TROJAN HORSE FOR BIOTECH CARTEL: POURS MILLIONS INTO GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS IN SUB-SAHARA AFRICA http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3441602427/gates-as-a-trojan-horse-for-biotech-cartel-gates-foundation-pours-10-million-into-genetically-modified-crops

 

AFRICAN AGRICULTURE ON “AGRA” FUNDED BY BILL GATES IS A MAJOR ASSAULT ON SEED SOVEREIGNTY  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1190139706/african-agriculture-agra-alliance-for-a-green-revolution-in-africa-is-a-major-assault-on-seed-sovereignty

 

GATES FOUNDATION-LED GREEN REVOLUTION PROMOTES FALSE SOLUTIONS TO HUNGER IN AFRICA  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2792758616/gates-foundation-led-green-revolution-promotes-false-solutions-to-hunger-in-africa

 

A CONTRARIAN VIEW OF THE GATES’ ALLIANCE FOR A GREEN REVOLUTION IN AFRICA http://www.africanagricultureblog.com/2012/10/a-contrarian-view-of-alliance-for-green.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+africanagricultureblog%2FNaEx+%28African+Agriculture%29

 

MORE ON THE GATES AS A TROJAN HORSE FOR GLOBAL BIOTECH CARTEL http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=gates

 

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THE GLOBAL CHEMICAL BIOTECH CARTEL – AN UNPRECEDENTED POWER OVER WORLD fOOD SUPPLY http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1716244040/the-global-chemical-biotech-cartel-an-unprecedented-power-over-world-agriculture-and-human-health

 

 

WATCH:

+++++VIDEO THE KAMBURU STORY – KENYA – WHY WE DON’T NEED BILL GATES AND AGRA BIG INDUSTRIAL GMO AGRICULTURE http://vimeo.com/7096771

 

VIDEOS

+++++WATCH: THE FUTURE OF FOOD – PART 2 Vandana Shiva http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/951852556/the-future-of-food-part-2-vandana-shiva

 

+++++WATCH: INCESTUOUS RELATIONHIPS: THE US AGRIBUSINESSES, FOOD CORPORATIONS AND REGULATORY BODIES http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2730001051/incestuous-relationships-the-us-agribusinesses-food-corporations-and-regulatory-bodies-video

 

 

 

SEE: AFRICA’S “GREEN” REVOLUTION

http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=green+revolution

 

MORE ON THE FIGHT FOR THE FOOD SOUL OF AFRICA

http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=bill+gates

http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=AFRICA

 

50% OF ALL FOOD PRODUCED IS WASTED http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3995052781/50-of-all-food-produced-is-wasted

See on www.wdm.org.uk

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