To Cook a Continent

To Cook a Continent

Destructive Extraction and the Climate Crisis 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.

With Nnimmo Bassey

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From the Slave Trade to 'Free' Trade
How trade undermines democracy and justice in Africa
Drawing on lessons from the slave trade, studies of international finance and the struggles of many African people to make a living, this book shows how free trade damages democracy, justice and the environment in Africa.