Posted by: APO | 7 June 2016

International farm projects in Sub-Saharan Africa need land grab safeguards, MEPs warn

Projects under the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition (NAFSN), an EU-backed G8 initiative to boost agriculture and relieve poverty by working with private companies in Sub-Saharan Africa, need to include environment protection measures and safeguards against land grabs, said MEPs in a resolution voted on Tuesday. They also called on the EU to address transparency and governance issues, to… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/international-farm-projects-in-subsaharan-africa-need-land-grab-safeguards-meps-warn?lang=en


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