Posts Tagged ‘Vanuatu’
Posted in Events by k2 on April 22nd, 2009
What: Come and hear about the trials and tribulations of one of the worlds most beautiful locations, the progress we have made so far and our outline to assist ni-Vans regain control over their most precious resource – the land on which they are meant to stand.
When: Thurs April 30th, 6.30 for 6.45pm takeoff
Who: Karl Fitzgerald, Earthsharing Australia Project Coordinator and 3CRs Renegade Economist.
Where: Level 1/ 27 Hardware Lane, Melbourne
Entry: gold coin donation – all funding goes towards ni-NGO. Drinks and nibbles to follow.
Our recent visit to these idyllic lands revealed a dark side to the beauty surrounding such a community. Economic policy is out of kilter with the Treasure Island type mentality that wealthy speculators abuse in quoting Vanuatu as the â€˜Worlds Happiest People. The free lunch prerogative of the vested interests has the indigenous people of Vanuatu, the ni-Vans, battling for food in a bounty-ful land .