Halle Jørn Hanssen. On life loose. With Norwegian People's Aid in South Sudan. Skyline publishing house, 2015
In 2008, an American company received a long-term lease of six million acres of South Sudanese forest, inland and outfield. This corresponds to 60 000 Norwegian small farms on 100 acres each. The contract secured Americans the right – in 49 years – to grow plants that can be used for biodiesel production, to extract all other natural resources that may exist in the area, and to sell carbon credits [CO2 emission permits] on the world market. A better example of the dissolution of the South Sudanese state can hardly be found. Now the leaders are selling the basis of life to their own people.
The example is taken from Halle Jørn Hanssens bok. . .
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