Video: The Devastating Impact of the World Bank
How land grabs are causing misery around the world.
Released to coincide with the World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty in Washington DC, April 23-26, 2012, these two new films reveal widespread violations of people's rights and environmental destruction from land grabbing in Africa.
The films, from La Via Campesina and Friends of the Earth International, are first-hand accounts of how privatisation of land, and corporate-friendly policies promoted by the World Bank lead to violent displacements, hunger and facilitate the global takeover of community land by private interests.
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