Britain continues to use aid money to dogmatically push the interests of big business at the expense of people. It is a scandal that an energy-rich country such as Nigeria cannot provide access to this resource for its people. The only solution is a democratic one.
Free the Seeds Campaign
This morning (23rd March 2015) we were protesting outside the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, over their secretive meeting in London to extend the power of corporate agribusiness across African countries.
The food system is responsible for around 30% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Moving to a system of small-scale climate-friendly farming would drastically reduce these emissions and provide numerous co-benefits into the bargain. We talked agroecology with Climate Radio.
The richest 80 people own almost as much wealth as half the world’s population. At the heart of such injustice lies the financial sector. By investing in profit, not people, it allows the power of big businesses to grow and privatisation to advance.
Supported by the banks, large corporations have taken resources out of the hands of millions of people, making essential items such as food, water and energy inaccessible.
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