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How climate change politics are ruining African agriculture

Posted on 03 September 2013

It is wondrous how the threat of climate change, a clear sign of the excesses and limitations of advanced economies, could ever become a driver of grand visions of progress in the developing world. But that is precisely at the root of a phenomenon that is ushering in a transformation of African agriculture.
Consider how the discourse of energy crisis and resource limits in wealthy countries — underlined by fossil fuels’ contribution to climate change — has spawned a rush for African farmland for biofuel production, which in turn is being touted “green growth” in the global south………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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