quarta-feira, 18 de julho de 2012

Stolen land stolen future

An APRODEV report on land grabbing in Cambodia: Investment in large-scale plantations and concessions frequently increases food insecurity for the poor and violates their rights. This report documents how affected communities in Cambodia have lost their livelihoods because of land grabbing. APRODEV calls for ensuring that EU trade policies and preferential trade schemes do not contribute to the violation of human rights by lack of action. APRODEV argues that evidence gathered builds sufficient grounds for investigations under the EU GSP program and that there are human rights abuses to which the suspension of trade preferences for sugar would be a sensible response.

Download the full report : http://www.aprodev.eu/files/Trade/landgrab_aprodev.pdf