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Act Now: Stand With Farmers in Tanzania Against Land Grab ACTION


World  (tags: Tanzania, AgriSol Energy, gmo crops, world, health, environment )

Nancy
- 995 days ago - org2.democracyinaction.org
Join Grassroots International and our allies in telling Bruce Rastetter and AgriSol and the Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania that this plan is not a "socially responsbile agricultural investment" and that is will only hurt the country.



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Ruth R. (215)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 2:51 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Abdessalam Diab (153)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 2:54 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks Nancy
 

Mike S. (85)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 7:10 pm
Signed, noted and shared. Thank you Nancy.
 

Terry King (108)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 8:00 pm
Action taken
 

Pat A. (116)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 12:30 am
signed - thanks Nancy.
 

Julia Perry (17)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 1:30 am
signed
 

Emma S. (217)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 3:13 am
All done. Thank you!
 

Ben Oscarsito (351)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 4:10 am
Done!
 

Ashley Piechocki (55)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 5:35 am
Signed & Noted. Thanks!
 

Agnes Wojciechowska (152)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 6:04 am
signed and noted
 

Jytte Nhanenge (64)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 6:51 am
Thanks Nancy for posting this important petition, hugs to you. I have cross posted to our group "Global Alliance to Ban GMOs", with the following comments:

Nancy has an important Care2 News to note with a petition to sign. It is yet one of those issues, which is interconnected to GMOs: Farmland grabbing.

The issue is close to my heart. The growing of GE soy and maize is spreading to Africa. Huge trunks of land are grabbed by the African economic and political elite and sold or rented out for 50 to 100 years to the Northern economic elite. Lots of money are allegedly going into private pockets. What do they do with the land: (yes you guessed it) they cut down each and every plant, evict traditional people and then they grow GM soy. Since this kind of plants need chemicals and irrigation in order to grow, in the procees the elite pollute the environment and exhaust the water resources in Africa. This is social and natural disaster of proportions in the making.

If you feel the current famine in Somalia/Kenya is bad, just wait and see what this greedy activity will develop into: Sahara desert may very well expand down South and million of people will die. Hence, please sign this and any other petitions you may come across, demanding a stop to the phenoenon called "farmland grabbing."

Anyone who would like to join our group please click here is the home page: http://www.care2.com/c2c/group/BanGMOs
 

patricia lasek (317)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 6:58 am
signed. Thanks Nancy.
 

Brittany D. (28)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 7:21 am
signed
 

Elizabeth P. (102)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 7:34 am
Noted and Signed, Thank you.
 

Birgitta S. (221)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 9:52 am
Done! TY
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 10:40 am
Thank you for advocating for the 162,000 people in Tanzania who are facing eviction from their land.
2 signatures, thanks Nancy
 

Ge M. (216)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 10:41 am
Already signed but I hope that a lot more do. Thanx Nancy
 

Carol H. (229)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 1:19 pm
signed and noted, thanks Nancy
 

Ron Avila (20)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 1:42 pm
signed
 

Allan Yorkowitz (457)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 3:42 pm
message sent
 

. (1)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 3:59 pm
noted and signed. Thank you Nancy.
 

Charlene Rush (2)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 5:34 pm
In our global age, nothing is sacred, any more, anywhere.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 5:46 pm
Signed
 

Robert O. (12)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 6:04 pm
Thanks Nancy.
 

Alicia N. (87)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 6:49 pm
signed, thanks
 

Donna Hamilton (133)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 7:11 pm
Signed.
 

Alice B. (241)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 7:37 pm
NOTED & SIGNED.
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 7:53 pm
noted and signed
 

Walter Firth (45)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 8:35 pm
Signed Nancy.
 

Alexandra Rodda (176)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 9:46 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Emily Drew (88)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 10:48 pm
Noted and signed thank you!
 

Colleen L. (2)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 11:17 pm
Petition Signed. Thanks Nancy
 

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Thursday October 20, 2011, 12:16 am
Signed and noted
 

june t. (62)
Thursday October 20, 2011, 12:43 am
noted. another tragedy unfolding.
 

Serena Wittkopp (0)
Thursday October 20, 2011, 1:30 am
Sounds fishy.
 

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Thursday October 20, 2011, 2:17 am
Gladly Signed. Thank you so much for an important issue post Nancy!
 

Yvonne F. (164)
Thursday October 20, 2011, 2:43 am
Signed with pleasure! Why can't we human ever solve our problems in peace and harmony? The strong grabs it all!
 

Michael MacDonald (27)
Thursday October 20, 2011, 6:02 am
thanks for sharing.
 

LeMoyn Salmoen (90)
Thursday October 20, 2011, 6:41 am
Done and Done and sent on
 

Barbara Chally (10)
Thursday October 20, 2011, 7:52 am
I firmly support the conservation of farmland anywhere and everywhere!
 

Floodedarea Please Help (220)
Thursday October 20, 2011, 8:31 am
Done.
ty
 

Jennifer M. (78)
Thursday October 20, 2011, 10:27 am
Signed and noted. Thanks
 

Mike and Janis B. (6)
Thursday October 20, 2011, 11:15 am
Done
 

Roger M. (0)
Thursday October 20, 2011, 12:00 pm
Happy to sign. Thank you.
 

Dominic Delarmente (33)
Friday October 21, 2011, 2:34 am
Signed,Thank you Nancy for posting
 

Regina P. (79)
Friday October 21, 2011, 3:38 pm
noted & signed. Thanks
 

Carolyn S. (151)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 9:41 am
signed and noted
 

Raluca Anghel (84)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 9:45 am
signed and noted!
 

Michela m. (3801)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 10:14 am
SIGNED and Noted!! Thanks, Hugs!! Ciao!! Michela
 

Emilia Boccagna (14)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 11:39 am
signed
 

. (0)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 1:21 pm
done, thanks Nancy
 

Lisa Neste (697)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 1:37 pm
Thank You!

Thank you for advocating for the 162,000 people in Tanzania who are facing eviction from their land. By lending your name to this issue, you are making AgriSol and the Tanzanian Prime Minister realize that the world is watching.Thanks Nancy.

 

SANDRA R. (146)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 6:59 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you Nancy.
 

Mary T. (188)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 8:25 pm
Already signed thanks Nancy.
 

Mrs Shakespeare (35)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 12:21 am
I'm of course digusted by any corporation that puts money before the people and the environment, but whats even more disgusting is the prime minister's attitude towards it! I thought its his job to protect and seek the welfare of his country!!
Signed. Thanks, dear. *cyber hug*
 

alicia m. (100)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 12:56 am
noted, and signed, gracias
 

Constance F. (438)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 1:34 am
Signed! Thank you for posting, Nancy.
 

Amena Ravenwing (187)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 7:09 am
Noted & signed.
 

Chris R. (64)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 8:15 am
Done, thanks Nancy!~
 

Charlene Rush (2)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 8:22 pm
We, humans, are a nasty bunch.
Atrocities stretch from one country to another, without an end in sight. Around the world we go.
What have evolved into?
 

Esther Z. (101)
Monday October 24, 2011, 6:51 am
Noted and signed.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday October 24, 2011, 11:09 am
Noted & Signed
 

Jill Vickerman (426)
Tuesday October 25, 2011, 5:36 am
And China..
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 6:58 pm
Signed, thank you!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 3, 2011, 6:52 pm
signed and noted
 
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