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G8 Attempts to Fix Broken Promises with Private Sector Partnership

“This new alliance – is a nice complement at best, a deflection at worst. The role of the private sector is important, but they will not be able to make up for the G8’s broken promises,” said Ndiaye. “Smallholder farmers need the freedom to pursue their own growing strategies, not take overly-prescriptive tips on farming from G8 leaders, or one size fits all technologies from far away CEOs.”

Photo Credit: Matthew Hale / Oxfam

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Taken on May 18, 2012