Hour long Land Rush film

Darren mail at vegburner.co.uk
Mon May 13 20:16:43 BST 2013


Land Rush

Rich, land-hungry nations like China and Saudi Arabia are rushing to 
Mali, West Africa, to grab up land for large agribusiness investments. 
Malian peasants do not welcome these developments however, seeing this 
as yet another manifestation of imperialism. Indeed local farmers 
themselves are being forced off the land by their own governments to 
allow foreign interests in, promising large sums of money. Land titles 
are denied, lands are cleared and families moved on. Though as Mali 
experiences a military coup and developers are frightened off, the 
situation improves for local farmers…

More information about the Diggers350 mailing list