From the Slave Trade to 'Free' Trade

From the Slave Trade to 'Free' Trade

How trade undermines democracy and justice in Africa



   

Nnimmo Bassey

Nnimmo Bassey is and activist and poet, the executive director of Environmental Rights Action (ERA), Nigeria and elected chair of Friends of the Earth International. He is one of Time magazine's Heroes of the Environment 2009 and co-winner of the 2010 Right Livelihood Award (the Alternative Nobel Prize). His books include Oilwatching in South America and Genetically Modified Organisms: the African Challenge.


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To Cook a Continent
Destructive Extraction and the Climate Crisis in Africa
Nnimmo Bassey
Exploiting Africa's resources has delivered huge profits to the North and huge damage to Africa's environment and economies. Overcoming the crises of environment and climate change means also confronting corporate profiteering and resource extraction.





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