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UK ‘aid’ is financing a corporate scramble for Africa

Land grabbing is rent grabbing!

See the article and the film: http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2343978/uk_aid_is_financing_a_corporate_scramble_for_africa.html

of Miriam Ross: £600 million of UK aid money is going to help companies like Unilever and Monsanto take over African land and agriculture, writes Miriam Ross. The corporate power-grab will be disastrous for the small-scale farmers who feed at least 70% of Africa’s people.