World Rainforest Movement

Interview: How trade and investments have converted agricultural lands and fishing grounds into special economic zones

rec_focusExecutive Director at Focus on the Global South, Shalmali Guttal, talks about how trade and investments have converted agricultural lands and fishing grounds into special economic zones, especially in the Asian region. In the interview she describes how these conversions have affected the lives and livelihoods of communities. The interview also covers the broader issues of trade & investments’ impact on medicines, intellectual property right, and corruption and public governance.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-11-05/cross-border-exchanges-could-build-resistance-in/7997664

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