State radio reported last week that hog farm expansions financed by the World Bank in Henan’s Nanyang had allegedly taken farmland illegally from wheat farmers, threatening the nation’s grain security.
SMTP created BoViMa in 2014 with the ambition of capturing the regional market, supplying beef to islands in the Western Indian Ocean. Its plans remained in cold storage for years. In 2017, the IFC stepped in.
The complaint to the independent watchdog and accountability mechanism of the Wolrd Bank relates to a series of gross human rights abuses perpetrated against the indigenous people in SRC’s concession areas.
The funds will be used for the procurement of specific agri-commodities from smallholder farmers in Vietnam, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea and Uganda as well as the expansion of Olam’s cocoa processing facility in Indonesia.
World Bank and IMF policies have provided key support for the financialisation of food and agriculture, resulting in landgrabs, price volatility, the concentration of power and the expansion of climate-damaging industrial agriculture
Espérant recevoir une autre tranche du FMI, fin mars 2020, les « serviteurs du peuple » de Zelensky, en alliance avec M. Porochenko, ont vendu les terres de l’Ukraine. Mais ils ne les ont pas vendues tout à fait correctement. En tout cas, du point de vue de l’Occident.