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AGRA’s Technology Push in Africa

by Denis Burke — last modified Apr 17, 2014 06:04 AM

Friends of the Earth International describes the flaws with the Bill Gates Foundation's AGRA (Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa) programme. The paper argues that AGRA's corporate agenda risks compounding the problems it aims to solve. The Foundation's programmes may marginalize the vital role of women in traditional societies and lift control of seeds and farm management from community to corporate level.

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