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Environmental Group says EU Biofuel Targets Create Land-Grab in Africa - VOA



An international coalition of environmental groups says European demand for biofuels has driven local communities off their land in Africa and curbed the production of staple foods.

In an effort to protect communal land in Africa, Friends of the Earth, an international network of environmental groups, is criticizing the European Union for driving land acquisition by foreign companies across sub-Saharan Africa.

For the full report read: http://www.voanews.com/english/news/africa/pan/Environmental-Group-says-EU-Biofuel-Targets-Create-Land-Grab-in-Africa--101809378.html
Tags: biofuels, communial land, erupean demand, land grab
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