Las semillas de la discordia: commentario

Posted by on Nov 1, 2013 in Film background | No Comments

Comentario de Philip Seufert, de FIAN International En la provincia de Niassa, en el norte de Mozambique, una compañía, Chikweti, establecida con inversiones de iglesias suecas y noruegas y del fondo de pensiones holandés ABP, está creando grandes plantaciones de árboles. Chikweti no solo prometía a sus inversores una gran rentabilidad financiera, sino que también… Read More

Seeds of discontent shows reality of land grabs worldwide

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in Film background | No Comments
Seeds of discontent shows reality of land grabs worldwide

The strength of Seeds of Discontent is that it shows what land grabbing means to the affected communities, and how difficult it is for them to resist. Cases like this one are happening every day, all over the globe. Communities are confronted with investors who arrive and promise a lot to them: jobs, “development”, money,… Read More

Director’s Notes

Posted by on Sep 6, 2013 in Film background | No Comments
Director’s Notes

On the banks of the Ruvuma River, surrounded by the beautiful landscape of Northern Mozambique, lies the picturesque province of Niassa. Two thousand kilometers from the country’s capital is a region that attracts honeymooners, adventure tourists, and conservation specialists from all over the world. Expedition guides come to work here every day, marveling at the… Read More

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