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Aid off the mark

Where ties between the aid donor and recipient are strong, distorted development is hard to avoid. *ROBIN OSBORNE* examines Papua New Guinea's relationship with Australia.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:54:00 2016
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Smothered with kindness

*Brian Murphy* looks at the results of such a massive infusion of aid and concludes that the real winner might not be Lesotho's rural poor but the Republic of South Africa.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:54:00 2016
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Food Confusion

Food aid seems to have everything going for it. The only problem is it doesn't seem to work. *PETER STALKER* looks at the evidence.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:54:00 2016
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The Frontline Village

Redistribution land can cause serious problems between one group of rural workers and another. *NEERJA CHOWDHURY* reports from an Indian village that has become a symbol of the struggle between castes.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:54:00 2016
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Burning of the Brides

For Satyarani Chaddha life will never be the same after March 17 this year when she saw her 24-year-old pregnant daughter burnt like a pile of garbage in the home of her mother-in-law.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:54:00 2016
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Life without Land

*JENNEKE ARENS* and *JOS VAN BEURDEN* talk to a labourer in Bangladesh who has to survive by working on other people’s land.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:54:00 2016
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The Forgotten Workers

*JOE HANLON* interviews *ACHOLA PALA OKEYO* who believes that there is little chance of useful agrarian reform while planners ignore half the rural population: the women.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:54:00 2016
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The Seeds of Disaster

Global seed distribution has now passed into the hands of the huge agrichemical companies. *PAT MOONEY* explains how this is putting the genetic base of our foods at risk and *HUGO FERNANDEZ* looks at the results of another activity of the same companies.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:54:00 2016
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The Ties that Bind

A cartoon by *RICHARD WILLSON*.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:54:00 2016
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The Modernisation Game

Modernising agriculture usually means drawing peasant farmers further into the cash economy. But *CHERYL PAYER* argues far from improving their position, such ‘modern­isation’ actually undermines it.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:54:00 2016
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