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Paper read by Rafael V. Mariano, Chairperson Emeritus of Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP; Peasant Movement of the Philippines) at the Peoples’ Global Conference against IMF-World Bank.
This paper attempts to highlight the private sectors’ involvement in development cooperation in the context of China’s BRI, the implications for peoples’ access to land and water resources, and a review of mechanisms, if any, to make them accountable.
On 9-12 September 2018, local and foreign investigators joined an International Fact-Finding Mission (IFFM) on the economic land concession (ELC) granted by the Royal Cambodian Government to Chinese-owned company Guangdong Hengfu Group Sugar Industry Co.,Ltd. in the Province of Preah Vihear, north of Cambodia.
In time for the second High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Cooperation in Nairobi, Kenya, we at the the People’s Coalition for Food Sovereignty or PCFS prepared a research which we published with the title “Aiding Militarism and […]