Sunday, 16 September 2012

Why are the FAO and the EBRD promoting the destruction of peasant and family farming?

Social organisations say they are shocked and offended by a Wall Street Journal article written by the Director General of the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation and the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development which calls on governments and society to embrace corporations as the main engine for global food production. In a collective statement, the groups say the FAO is abandoning its mission by promoting the destruction of peasant farming and land grabbing by agribusiness.
Read the statement here:
14.9.2012. GRAIN.ORG

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