“’The real problem is the injustice in the countryside. Policies favour big agribusiness and have forgotten the small farmer,’ says Valencia.
Their anger has been fuelled by revelations that large national and multinational companies have been circumventing the few policies aimed at protecting small farmers by buying up large areas of farmland originally earmarked for land reform. A recent Oxfam investigation found the US food giant Cargill had set up shell companies to buy up as much as 30 times the legal limit for one company.”
Bloody shameful. When will we start to learn that we have to treat everyone with respect and respect their rights. Or in 10 years we´ll be at square one again.
And don´t we learn from these experiences??