Empire and Colonialism: Rich Men in London Still Deciding Africa`s Future

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Empire and Colonialism: Rich Men in London Still Deciding Africa`s Future

by: Colin Todhunter

UK aid money is being used to carve up Africa in the interests of big businessUK aid money is being used to carve up Africa in the interests of big business

Some £600 million in UK aid money courtesy of the taxpayer is helping big business increase its profits in Africa via the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition. In return for receiving aid money and corporate investment, African countries have to change their laws, making it easier for corporationsto acquire farmland, control seed supplies and export produce.

Last year, Director of the Global Justice Now Nick Dearden said:

It’s scandalous that UK aid money is being used to carve up Africa in the interests of big business. This is the exact opposite of what is needed, which is support to small-scale farmers and fairer distribution of land and resources to give African countries more control over their…

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