[permaculture] Fwd: [SANET-MG] Call to the World Bank: Enable farmers, not agribusiness | Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

Lawrence London lfljvenaura at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 13:29:49 EST 2017


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From: Kris Johnson RR <cjohnson143 at woh.rr.com>
Date: Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 11:20 AM
Subject: [SANET-MG] Call to the World Bank: Enable farmers, not
agribusiness | Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
To: Sanet <sanet-mg at googlegroups.com>


Call to the World Bank: Enable farmers, not agribusiness
http://www.iatp.org/blog/201701/call-to-the-world-bank-enable-farmers-not-
agribusiness

Ahead [of] World Bank’s release of the 2017 “Enabling the Business of
Agriculture <http://eba.worldbank.org/>” (EBA) project report this month,
156 organizations (including IATP) and academics from around the world,
denounced the Bank’s scheme to undermine farmers’ rights to seeds and
destroy their food sovereignty and the environment. In letters to World
Bank President Jim Yong Kim
<https://www.oaklandinstitute.org/calling-world-bank-end-enabling-business-agriculture>
 and EBA’s five Western donors
<https://www.oaklandinstitute.org/stop-financing-world-bank-enabling-business-agriculture>,
the group has demanded the immediate end of the project, as a key step to
stop the corporatization of global agricultural development...


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