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, por Inter Press Service (IPS)

Entre el desarrollo local o el desastre social

Por Mario Osava

El biocombustible es la única fuente de energía alternativa que promueve el desarrollo local, al generar empleo, conocimiento y tecnología, pero también puede causar daños sociales. Es el temor ante la explotación a escala industrial del babasú, una palmera abundante en el centro y norte de Brasil. (...)

, by Chinadialogue

Kenya’s biofuel evictions

By Tracy McVeigh

In the Tana Delta’s unique wetlands, villagers fight for their plots of land as the government forces them out — to make way for water-thirsty sugar-cane and jatropha plantations.
Gamba Manyatta village is empty now, weeds already roping around the few skeletal hut frames still standing. The (...)

, por Inter Press Service (IPS)

Agricultura campesina se debate en un mar de soja

Por Mario Osava

Un balazo en el hombro lo obligó a internarse siete días en un hospital. En otro atentado le dispararon tres veces, pero por milagro salió ileso. "Nunca más me pongo cerca de una ventana", dice el brasileño Walter Moura.
Es una pequeña parte de lo que costó la lucha campesina en el norte de Mato (...)

, by Corporate Accountability International

Our food system is making people sick

By K. I. Hope

Corporate America & obesity: why Americans can’t Live on food stamps
America is gaining weight and the most vulnerable populations are those with low levels of education and income, as well as those with black or Hispanic heritage. The most obese state in the country, Mississippi, also (...)

, par abc Burkina

Quand les femmes peules se mettent à faucher et à stocker du fourrage...

Par Maurice Oudet

« Je ne savais pas que je verrais des peuls stocker du fourrage pour leurs animaux avant de mourir ! »
Aujourd’hui, l’Union Nationale des Mini-laiterie et des producteurs de lait local regroupe 26 mini-laiterie. Toutes sont confrontées à une difficulté majeure : à la saison sèche, surtout à partir du (...)

, par Novethic

Vers une certification des agrocarburants en Europe

Par Anne Farthouat

Sous le feu de critiques vis-à-vis de sa politique de développement des agrocarburants, la Commission Européenne tente de calmer le jeu en approuvant sept mécanismes de certification volontaire. Sans pour autant régler la question des impacts indirects de ces carburants.
Nouveau rebond dans la (...)

, by SACSIS

How the soaring price of bread will shake the foundations of the global economy

By Christian Parenti

What can a humble loaf of bread tell us about the world?
The answer is: far more than you might imagine. For one thing, that loaf can be “read” as if it were a core sample extracted from the heart of a grim global economy. Looked at another way, it reveals some of the crucial fault lines of (...)

, por ADITAL

Carta de repúdio do povo Xavante

Carta de repúdio do povo Xavante contra o governo do Estado do Mato Grosso e os deputados da Lei 9.564
O Povo Xavante da Terra Indígena Marãiwatsédé repudia a decisão do Governo do Mato Grosso que, junto com os deputados estaduais, promoveu uma verdadeira obra antiindígena, ilegal, contrariando a (...)

, by TNI

The politics of agrofuels and mega-land and water deals

By Sofía Monsalve Suárez

Insights from the ProCana case, Mozambique
The Procana Bioethanol project in Mozambique is a clear example of how agrofuel investments contribute rather than mitigate climate change, and are often accompanied by dispossession and impoverishment caused by landgrabbing.
This paper examines the (...)

, by farmlandgrab.org

Stop land grabbing in Taiwan!

International Joint Statement Organized by Taiwan Rural Front (TRF)
Taipei, Taiwan—July 6th, 2011
Taiwan Rural Front (TRF) holds an international press conference today, requesting the authority to stop land grabbing in Taiwan. It also announces its “return” to the Ketagalan Boulevard on July (...)

, por Paz con Dignidad

¿Por qué es la Soberanía Alimentaria una alternativa?

Arián García Faure y Andrea Gago Menor, coords. (Paz con Dignidad, junio de 2011)
Porque son muchos los argumentos a favor de la defensa de la Soberanía Alimentaria: que el hambre se haga imposible, que el futuro se haga posible; que el campo hierva de vida, que la Tierra se enfríe; que el león (...)

, por ADITAL

Fórum divulga relatório sobre violações a direitos nas obras para megaeventos

Por Camila Queiroz

Falta de informações, truculência, indenizações insuficientes e impedimento à participação popular. O "Relatório de Violações de Direitos e Reivindicações”, um dossiê de 46 páginas produzido recentemente pelo Fórum Comunitário do Porto, relata os problemas enfrentados pelas comunidades da zona portuária da (...)

, por IHU

Muito mais alimentos, sem reduzir a pobreza

Por Washington Novaes

Na reunião em que foi eleito diretor-geral da Organização para a Alimentação e a Agricultura (FAO), da ONU, há poucos dias, o ex-ministro brasileiro José Graziano da Silva assegurou - com sua experiência de gestor do programa de combate à fome entre nós - que esta será a sua prioridade: enfrentar esse (...)

, by SACSIS

Land Nationalisation

By Stephen Greenberg

ANCYL President Julius Malema’s recent comments on land nationalisation have caused quite a stir. The owners of wealth thought this topic had been put to rest with the passing of the 1996 Constitution, which secures private property rights. It is no wonder, then, that newspapers and magazines (...)

, by Al jazeera

The great land grab: India’s war on farmers

Par Vandana Shiva

Land is a valuable asset that should be used to better humanity through farming and ecology.
Land is life. It is the basis of livelihoods for peasants and indigenous people across the Third World and is also becoming the most vital asset in the global economy. As the resource demands of (...)