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ANÁLISE: Corporações Geram Crise Alimentar

Posted on 20 October 2010 by admin

A farmer works crop fields. Dutch professor Jan-Douwe van der Ploeg says that multinational food empires manipulate markets, causing price volatility that affects both consumers and farmers. Credit:Mary Chind/IPS

Análise por Frank Mulder

Utrecht, Holanda, 20/10/2010, (IPS/TerraViva) – Esqueçam os especuladores e os agrocombustíveis. A verdadeira causa da contínua crise alimentar são as corporações do setor, porque espremem a agricultura, disse o professor holandês Jan-Douwe van der Ploeg.
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ANALYSIS: ‘Food Empires Creating Agricultural Crisis’

Posted on 18 October 2010 by admin

A farmer works crop fields. Dutch professor Jan-Douwe van der Ploeg says that multinational food empires manipulate markets, causing price volatility that affects both consumers and farmers. Credit:Mary Chind/IPS

Analysis by Frank Mulder

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, Oct 18, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – Forget speculators, forget biofuel farmers. The real cause behind the permanent food and agricultural crisis is the imperial food regime, squeezing money out of agriculture, a Dutch professor says.
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More Funds, Less Red Tape, NGOs Tell GEF Assembly

Posted on 25 May 2010 by editor

Yolanda Contreras. Credit: Ana Libisch/IPS

By Daniela Estrada and Danilo Valladares

PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay, May 24, 2010 (IPS) – Civil society organisations called for more funds, less bureaucracy and greater decision-making power, at the opening of the Fourth Global Environment Facility (GEF) Assembly Monday in this Uruguayan resort town.
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