World Future Council: Hearing in Dar es Salaam spotlights visionary African policies

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Trendspotting

Press release – for immediate release “Forests for People” Hearing in Dar es Salaam spotlights visionary African policies Tanzania’s Vice President H.E. Dr. Mohammed Gharib Billal welcomed international delegates Dar es Salaam/Hamburg, 10 July 2013: Forests can make an effective contribution to improving rural livelihoods, reducing poverty, and promoting equity in …

US agribusiness could carve ten Manhattans out of African forest: Greenpeace

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Trendspotting, Earth Systems Science

US agribusiness could carve ten Manhattans out of African forest: GreenpeaceNew York, 19 February 2013 – Massive carbon emissions and the destruction of habitats critical to threatened animal species – those will be just some of the results if a palm oil plantation by New York-based agribusiness Herakles Farms in …