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Brazil moves into Ghana with 96million dollars loan for small farmers

Monday, July 23rd 2012 - 09:09 UTC
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Ambassador to Ghana, Irene Vida Gala announced that Brazil has plans to make available a 96-million-dollar loan facility to boost small-scale and rural farming in Ghana to help increase food production and subsequently improve the country’s bread basket. Read full article


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  • British_Kirchnerist

    What a nice example of South-South co-operation. And I must say Ambassadress Gala looks like a very nice lady, hope this isn't the last we hear from her =)

    Jul 23rd, 2012 - 01:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    Brazilian imperialist colonialism.

    Jul 23rd, 2012 - 02:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • A_Picasso

    I totally agree with @british_kirchnerist. I'm glad to see Brazil and other BRIC countries investing in Africa - at least we/they don't need to wait for businesses investment funds from, for instance, the US and other so-called 'developed countries'.

    Jul 23rd, 2012 - 02:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Condorito

    BK highlights his partisan blinkeredness.
    The US and EU grant billions of dollars to Africa each year in aid and investment. But of course that is “imperialism” and “globalization”. When Brazilian private companies do the same it is “co-operation”.

    Jul 23rd, 2012 - 05:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • aussie sunshine

    Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach him to fish and you feed him for life. Well done Brazil.

    Jul 24th, 2012 - 12:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @5 Until a latino or an aussie come along and figure out a scam. Taxing the rod or net is a good start. Taxing the “sale” of the fish also works. Then there's “nominal sale” where you can't eat the fish unless you pay the “sales”tax. Akin to argie export taxes. Of course, “aussies” are likely to find their catch “confiscated” for environmental reasons. If you can't pay the tax because you're fighting to survive, the fish gets “confiscated”. Just a slightly different route. And the result? It's “fish tonight” for the confiscators. And for those being “aided”. Just someone else that has to be paid off. “Ms Gala stressed on the need for Ghana to invest massively in technology to transform the agricultural sector, saying there would be a big change in the country in the next 30 years if focus was placed on technology.” And who is going to supply that technology, at a price? Let's make a wild guess. Brazil? And how much will that cost Ghana? Debt-driven imperialist colonialism.

    Jul 24th, 2012 - 02:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • aussie sunshine

    I have to have a little laugh LOL. @6

    Jul 24th, 2012 - 08:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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