Alliance for a Green Revolution for Africa (AGRA)
Green Revolution advocates promote toxic high-tech solutions to a food crisis they invented. The real path to truly addressing hunger is through re-regulating the market, reducing the power of the agri-foods industrial complex, and building ecologically resilient family agriculture.
By Tanya Kerssen
Although AGRA claims to be a farmer-led, African initiative, all of its institutional structures and decision-making processes were developed without consulting even with Africa’s largest farmer organizations and federations. AGRA’s definition of participation is highly limited. prompting one farm leader to confront AGRA saying, "“You come. You buy the land. You make a plan. You build a house. Now you ask me, what color do I want to paint the kitchen? This is not participation!”
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