Chris Walker

Chris Walker is a campaigns and policy officer at Global Justice Now.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Debt and Despair: How Small-Scale Farmers Feel the Impact of So-Called "Responsible Investment"
Kilombero Plantations Ltd (KPL) is no ordinary rice farm. Based in Kilombero Valley, Tanzania, the company owns a 5,800 hectare plantation and buys rice from local farmers. Not only is it now the largest rice producer in East Africa, it’s become a flagship for international backers hoping to prove...
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Wednesday, June 03, 2015
The Corporate Takeover of Africa’s Food Is on Shaky Grounds – It's Time for Action.
"We, the small holder farmers, want to have good lives," says Victoria Adongo from the Peasant Farmers’ Association of Ghana. “We have our seed systems that we like and are proud of. So we do not want multinational companies to come in and take over." Not only can agroecology increase Africa’s...
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Thursday, April 16, 2015
Five Reasons Why TTIP Is Bad News for Farmers
This week activists around the world will take to the streets for two days of action to challenge corporate power. Friday is La Via Campesina ’s International Day of Peasant Struggle when food producers will gather to resist the global takeover of land, seeds and livelihoods by big business. Then...
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