Critics round on Bolivia authorities for prioritising agribusiness over deforestation crisis

Feb 01, 2020

Voices of discontent are growing in Bolivia amid fears that two new laws will see millions of hectares of land cleared for cattle and soy farming in an effort to propel the country economically into the global export market.

Interim president Jeanine Añez and environment authorities are under intense pressure from civil society groups, activists and indigenous leaders to reverse the controversial Decree 3973 in the provinces of Beni and Santa Cruz and […]

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