Ana de Ita states, in not addressing the campesino agrarian nuclei as collective owners of the land, but instead as individuals, choosing some and not others —the end of this term will not see a single difference, neither in the reduction of poverty, nor in reforestation and care for the forest.”
it’s been 3 years.. always living with gunfire, we go out to work our milpa and we are always afraid, because they run us out with bullets. It’s been 4 years and still… Who is going to solve the problem? The damn government does nothing, do they want us to die, or what?”
More abuses are revealed about the 4T’s star reforestation problem, Sembrando Vida (also featured in the Cartography of War).
From missing persons to megaprojects, Raúl Romero includes us in a bleak mapping of the ills plaguing Mexico. Our next task, is mapping the Resistances.
“Deforestation, loss of biodiversity, clientelism and corruption are just some of the consequences of the implementation of Sembrando Vida, the federal government’s most ambitious environmental program, which seeks to reforest a million hectares of deteriorated lands throughout Mexico.”