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Voices From Africa: African Farmers & Environmentalists Speak Out Against a New Green Revolution in Africa
A New Report From the Oakland Institute Issues a Challenge to Western-led Plans for a Genetically Engineered Revolution in African Agriculture
Oakland, CA: A new report from the Oakland Institute, Voices from Africa: African Farmers & Environmentalists Speak Out Against a New Green Revolution in Africa, issues a direct challenge to Western-led plans for a genetically engineered revolution in African agriculture, particularly the recent misguided philanthropic efforts of the Gates Foundation's Alliance for a New Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), and presents African resistance and solutions rooted in first-hand knowledge of what Africans need.
Over 160 Citizen Groups from Dozens of Countries Endorse UN Global Climate Fund: International Call for Fund Outside World Bank
(POZNAŃ)—On Thursday, December 11, over 160 citizen groups from dozens of countries are releasing a statement that calls for the establishment of a major new Global Climate Fund under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). These groups argue that such a fund would be a vital component of any new global climate agreement that involves the large-scale transfer of financial resources from rich to poorer countries in order to help these nations reduce the emissions that cause global climate change.