Land Rights

Use Wall Street’s Money

Why investor capital might be good for farm business 

Mark Twain might have unintentionally summed up the future of farmland ownership in his story, "The Prince and the Pauper." The plot is familiar: Two people from different backgrounds trade jobs, walk in the other’s shoes and return home smarter.  

The Lesser Of Two Goods: Ethiopian Flowers Or Food?

Ethiopian flowers are likely to become a hit in the international auction market bolstered by foreign investment such as KKR & Co., an American private equity fund, maiden venture into Africa through Ethiopia’s sweetheart rose producer Afriflora.

But where does this leave the country in terms of food security? This question becomes poignant when considering that 40 percent of the nation’s 80 million people are undernourished, according to an estimate by the International Food Policy Research Institute.

Monsanto i Ukraina

Kanadyjska dziennikarka Joyce Nelson odsłania kulisy związków ukraińskiego kryzysu z producentami GMO

Kolejnym elementem ukraińskiej układanki są interesy firmy Monsanto. Pisze o tym kanadyjska dziennikarka Joyce Nelson powołując się na raport kalifornijskiego Oakland Institute, wg którego Bank Światowy i Międzynarodowy Fundusz Walutowy żądały jako jednym z warunków 17 miliardowej pożyczki było otwarcie się Ukrainy na rolnictwo modyfikowane genetycznie. Sprawę określono jako: „Posunięcie Zachodu: Bank Światowy i MFW w konflikcie ukraińskim”.

IMF loan for Ukraine may give ​Monsanto a backdoor into EU

Ukraine’s bid for closer ties with the west could come at a cost. With the IMF set to loan the country $17 billion, the deal could also see GMO crops grown in some of the most fertile lands on the continent, warns Frederic Mousseau.

Monsanto in der Ukraine: Hintertür in die EU?

Im Zuge des IWF-Kredits in Höhe von 17 Milliarden Dollar wird die Wirtschaft der Ukraine zu weiten Teilen privatisiert. Vorne mit dabei: Monsanto. Letztes Jahr hat der Agrarkonzern 140 Millionen Dollar in der Ukraine investiert und übt Druck auf die Regierung aus, um dort genmanipuliertes Saatgut zu etablieren.

Ukraine under the illegal oligarch rule has now accepted GMO seeds: the rape of Ukraine has begun

This article was written by Engdahl of global research, they are currently offline suffering a denial of service attack most likely by the CIA. GMO seeds have already caused massive bee die-offs in America now they are poisoning Ukraine as well. Monsanto is also believed to have bought Blackwater the mercenary army believed to have been used by America to overthrow the government of Yanukovich.

Alternative News: Ukraine

Au nom de Monsanto : Des cultures OGM pour l’Ukraine, grenier de l’Europe

Finalement, un aspect secondaire de la crise ukrainienne commence à recevoir une attention internationale. Le 28 juillet, l’Institut Oakland, basé en Californie, a publié un rapport révélant que la Banque mondiale et le Fonds monétaire international (FMI), selon les termes de leur prêt de $17 milliards à l’Ukraine, ouvriraient ce pays aux cultures génétiquement modifiées (GM), ainsi qu’aux OGM dans l’agriculture. Le rapport est intitulévu de l’Ouest : la Banque mondiale et le FMI en Ukraine [1].