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Gates Foundation: Spearheading the neoliberal plunder of African agriculture. #Africa May 11, 2016

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Odaa OromooWhy Bill Gates’ ‘big bet for the future’ is wrong

 

“The Gates Foundation has rapidly become the most influential actor in the world of global health and agricultural policies, but there’s no oversight or accountability in how that influence is managed. This concentration of power and influence is even more problematic when you consider that the philanthropic vision of the Gates Foundation seems to be largely based on the values of corporate America. The foundation is relentlessly promoting big business-based initiatives such as industrial agriculture, private health care and education. But these are all potentially exacerbating the problems of poverty and lack of access to basic resources that the foundation is supposed to be alleviating.”

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Gates Foundation : Spearheading the neoliberal plunder of African agriculture

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