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    Dodgy Development: False Promises

    hamish campbell

    by hamish campbell

    India is the biggest recipient of British aid. £2 billion will have been given by 2011 through the Department of International Development (DFID). This is the fifth in a series of short films about the DFID in India, shot by Eshwarappa M and Richard Whittell. False Promises looks at the 'Business Partners for Development' project,partly-funded by the DFID, which convinced people to allow a coal company to mine their lands with devastating results. See for an accompanying interview with a activist in a women's land rights movement and links to the other parts of the series. Voiceover by Joanna Christie Music by Tom Rogerson