17 Sep 2015 ThePresidentPost
Indonesia's Minister of Agriculture will gather 20 prospective cattle farm investors
Brazilian investors are currently building a cattle farm of 3,000 hectares in the eastern part of Sumba Island, East Nusa Tenggara.
18 Aug 2015 Mongabay
Norway’s wealth fund expels POSCO, Daewoo Int’l over palm oil holdings
Norway’s central bank is divesting the country’s $870 billion pension fund of its holdings in four Asian multinationals for palm oil in Southeast Asia. POSCO and Daewoo were excluded for the activities in Merauke, Indonesia’s Papua province.
17 Aug 2015 Deal Street Asia
FGV aims to seal deal for Eagle High stake by end-October
Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) aims to enter into a definitive agreement for its proposed acquisition of Indonesian palm oil company PT Eagle High Plantations Tbk by October 31 this year.
08 Aug 2015 WRM
Relaunching destruction in Papua: monoculture agriculture project threatens indigenous lands and livelihoods
A large-scale agriculture project in Indonesia's southern Papua province has been relaunched, targeting 1.2 million hectares of indigenous land to develop rice farms over the next three years.
08 Aug 2015 El País
La aspereza del aceite de palma
Malasia e Indonesia controlan el 80% de un industria que mueve 45.000 millones y tiene efectos nefastos en el medioambiente.
01 Aug 2015 New York Times
Palm oil company is accused of exploiting Liberia’s Ebola crisis
Golden Veroleum has denied using the Ebola crisis to take advantage of Liberian communities but local officials and en disagree.
29 Jul 2015 AFP
Des agriculteurs cambodgiens à l'assaut de Bolloré
Une cinquantaine de paysans assignent en justice le groupe implanté au Cambodge. Ils déplorent expropriations et déplacements de populations.
21 Jul 2015 Eco-Business
Mounting complaints put Wilmar under scrutiny
The world's largest palm oil trader faces accusations against unresolved land grabbing and human rights issues by its concessions in Asia and Africa, but says it stands by its sustainability policy.
11 Jul 2015 Indonesia Biru
The Mahuzes (trailer)
Ketika Papua dipaksa menjadi lumbung pangan dan energi dunia, berbasis korporasi
09 Jul 2015 MSH-M
Infrastructural violence and the monopoly system in Indonesia’s oil palm plantation zone
Tania Murray Li of the University of Toronto explains how the devastating expansion of oil palm plantations in Indonesia shows what can be expected from the current expansion of the plantation model elsewhere around the world.
08 Jul 2015 FPP
Palm oil giant Wilmar resorts to dirty tricks
World’s largest palm oil trading company, Wilmar International Ltd., under scrutiny as communities accuse its suppliers of harassment, deception and rights abuses.
30 Jun 2015 TerraProject
Land Inc.
Land Inc. is a journey across Brazil, Dubai, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Madagascar the Philippines and Ukraine to document what some define as a form of neocolonialism, and others as a chance for development: land grabbing


Liberia: Cease governmental surveillance and harassment against human rights advocates defending land and natural resource rights. Send letter to President Sirleaf

Tell TIAA-CREF to go deforestation and land grab-free!

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07 Mar 2017 - Schwäbisch Hall
Congrès «Global Peasants Rights»
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14 Mar 2017 - Dar es Salaam, Hyatt Regency Dar es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro
5th Commercial Farm Africa
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20 Mar 2017 - Washington DC
Conférence annuelle sur la terre et la pauvreté 2017: Gouvernance responsable des terres : vers une approche pragmatique
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20 Mar 2017 - Washington DC
Land and Poverty Conference 2017: Responsible Land Governance—Towards an Evidence-Based Approach
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