Tagged: land grab
President Obama is definitely "into" Africa. Unfortunately that has translated into holding the door open for U.S. multinationals to do what outsiders have done for centuries: extract the continent’s wealth.
Large corporations — particulaly in oil, gas, mining, and land acquisition — dominate the table alongside the U.S. government in the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.
Emira Woods urges the Obama administration to move away from policies that favor the extraction of African resources and the militarization of the continent.
IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus hosted two of Liberia's premier civil society leaders for a briefing on extractive industries and land grabs -- and an honest assessment of President Sirleaf.
In the wake of Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's visit to Washington DC, IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus hold a briefing on Liberia with two of the countries premier civil society leaders.
The case of the Sierra Leone "15" highlights the country's growing resistance to multinational land-grabs.
Participate by phone in a learning call with Anuradha Mittal of the Oakland Institute hosted by IPS project, Promoting Resource Rights in the Global Economy.
A global farm crash is looming.