Monthly Archives: November 2011

Civil Society Calls on African Negotiators to Reject Carbon Markets for Agriculture

Funds for Agriculture Adaptation More Urgently Needed Press release from Gaia Foundation, African Biodiversity Network (ABN), Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) and Action Aid International (November 28, 2011) Over 100 civil society organizations from Africa and around the … Continue reading

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Civil Society letter to Africa: No to soil carbon markets

To: African Agriculture and Environment Ministers  Date: November 22, 2011  Subject: Durban COP17, agriculture and soil carbon markets  We, the undersigned civil society organisations from Africa and around the world, strongly object to a decision in Durban for an agriculture … Continue reading

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The Financialisation of Nature: linking food, land grabs, climate & mining

Rising food prices, land grabbing, biofuels, carbon offsets, mining… In recent years, many of us in the Gaia and African Biodiversity Network (ABN) family have felt as if the threats to communities and ecosystems are not only intensifying, but multiplying. … Continue reading

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