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Ghana : Massive Jatropha Farming Threatens Food Security


World  (tags: children, food security, biofuels, Jatropha, crop farmers, Ghana, Action Aid Ghana, FoodSPAN, labour, biodiversity, lay-off, pollution, humanrights )

Naoko
- 3322 days ago - allafrica.com
A study conducted by Action Aid Ghana (AAG) and FoodSPAN in four regions in Ghana has revealed that the production of biofuel is fast affecting food crop farmers in the regions.



   

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Terry B (649)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 7:24 pm
Driving a Hummer should be a capital offense.
 

Linda M (0)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 11:44 pm
very sad
 

Mary S (12)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 5:06 pm
As I understand it, there are numerous sources for biofuel from agricultural waste products. Wasting finite arable land to grow crops no one can eat makes NO SENSE.
 

Naoko i (257)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 6:08 pm
Thanks Mary Swan. It is very true.
 
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