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The Great Food Robbery
How Corporations Control Food, Grab Land and Destroy the Climate
By putting profits first, corporations destroy local food systems, exploit labour and damage the environment. Land grabs displace the poor, a billion go hungry though there is enough for all, and the climate worsens. Here the connections are made clear.

Dario Dongo - Il Fatto Alimentare

"The great food robbery, how corporations control food, grab land and destroy climate" è il titolo dell'ultimo saggio in lingua inglese pubblicato dalla Ong internazionale Grain, alla quale il Parlamento svedese ha conferito il "2011 Right Livelihood Award" - noto anche come il premio Nobel alternativo - proprio in virtù del suo impegno nella denuncia delle enormi acquisizioni di terre nei Paesi in via di sviluppo da parte di investitori stranieri.

Perché insistere? Il land... cont'd

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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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Earth Grab
Geopiracy, the New Biomassters and Capturing Climate Genes
ETC Group
As greedy eyes focus on the global South's resources this book 'pulls back the curtain on disturbing technological and corporate trends that are already reshaping our world and that will become crucial battlegrounds for civil society in the years ahead.

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The Agrarian Question in the Neoliberal Era
Primitive Accumulation and the Peasantry
Sam Moyo, Utsa Patnaik
Capitalism manoeuvres to control agricultural production in developing countries where neoliberalism has already decreased food security. Unless the land rights of small producers are defended, their active resistance will undermine political stability.

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Food Sovereignty
Reconnecting Food, Nature and Community
With increasing hunger globally, people are resisting the industrialised food system and returning control to small farmers. This radical food sovereignty movement leads to increased production, safe food and agricultural practices that respect the earth.

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Food Rebellions!
Crisis and the Hunger for Justice
Eric Holt-Giménez, Raj Patel
Food Rebellions! takes a deep look at the world food crisis and its impact on the global South and under-served communities in the industrial North.