Biofuels related land grabbing

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All Members states of the European Union use biofuels to achieve their sustainable energy goals. However, majority of them does not have enough land, to fulfil the needs of its own country. For this reasons, European countries and their companies are grabbing land in so called developing countries, in order to fulfil increasing needs for this fuel.

According to the information of our partner organisation ActionAid, 98 big investors until March 2013 bought more than 6 hectares of land in Sub-Saharan Africa, which together represent the size of two Belgium.

Ekvilib Institute has, in cooperation with photographer Luka Daskobler, prepared a photo reportage about the Lang Grabbing in Senegal.

What can you do to stop Land Grabbing?

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