Tag Archives: Southern Africa

‘Green grabs': The dark side of the green economy

From the Institute of Development Studies ‘Green’ market initiatives are increasing poverty; local ecosystem stewardship must be nurtured instead ‘Green grabbing’ – the rapidly-growing appropriation of land and resources in the name of ‘green ‘ biofuels, carbon offsetting schemes, conservation … Continue reading

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Post COP 17 – The Road to Nowhere

Guest post by Professor Will Alexander  Roadmaps The key word used during the COP 17 discussions was ‘roadmap’ used by the European Union delegation. The following is a map of my travels through southern Africa. My two principal destinations at … Continue reading

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