Among the favourite stomping grounds of these NGO mafia are the environment and the tropical rain forest in particular.
This band of international NGO mafia which includes the Green Mafia, or organisations that try to impose unreasonable demands on developing nations.
Wetlands International is one of those Green Mafia that operates under the guise of protecting wetlands in order to protect the Netherland's economic interest in farming and agriculture.
The fact is Europe is already giving their farmers a huge advantage through heavy subsidies of the farm industry and therefore they cannot afford to face competition from leaner, more efficient crops.
Oil Palm is one of the most efficient oilcrop in the world, some may argue that algae farming is slightly more efficient but that crop is still in the early stages of development and we have yet to understand its full impact on the oceanic ecosystem and biodiversity.
Here we listen to Datuk Len Talif Salleh explaining the links between Wetlands International, the Netherlands and its rapeseed oil industry
For further reading on this issue please read Deforestation Watch's well researched article on the links between NGOs and foreign governments especially from the European Union and how they are working hard to bust the oil palm industry by using all sorts of manufactured arguments and working on emotions and selective reporting rather than data.
KHALID IBRAHIM MENGADAP SULTAN SELANGOR
Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim dalam mengesahkan akan mengadap Tuanku Sultan Selangor petang ini bagi mohon perkenan membubarkan DUN esok 25 Julai - Bernama