The global resource grab
TNI fellows meeting 2011
Worsening climate change and the emergence of new economic powers is leading to a renewed scramble for resources, with negative consequences for many impoverished communities.
|Africa is subject to a new scramble for resources by former colonial powers and new emerging economies, with few benefits for the majority of Africans, says Yao Graham of the Third World Network. >Watch video interview|
|The latest research on landgrabbing exposes the myth of 'reserve agricultural land' and highlights the new economic players behind the latest wave of dispossession across the South. >Watch video interview|
|With hedge funds making bids for melting glaciers, there is a danger at a time of multiple crises of a renewed push for commodification of water that will affect those who can't pay. >Watch video presentations|
Thanks to Broker Online for the interviews