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Globalization is the process of standardization and globalization of economic exchanges which turns the world into a vast market in which the game of economic scales and comparative advantages are played in full. This tendency which started in the 80s seems to relegate weak nations to the background and give multinational companies far-reaching powers. The weakening of state powers has emerged as a consequence. The degradation of the environment by big firms have led to serious environmental consequences.
The depletion of our forest resources, intensive exploitation of mineral reserves; worsening of climatic conditions due mainly to the emissions of greenhouse gas, etc are just some of these problems created not by Africans but by those who have no interest in a humane world but only in profit. This papers attempts to address these issues.
JOURNAL OF THE PAN AFRICAN ANTHROPOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION Number 2 Volume VII September 2000, pp. 158-173