30 Jun 2016 SiLNoRF & BfA
Final monitoring report on the operations and the scale down of Addax Bioenergy (2016)
This report describes the Addax Bioenergy Project in Makeni, Sierra Leone. It covers the period of July 2014 to June 2015 when Addax was still operational as well as the period of July 2015 to June 2016 when Addax scaled down its operations.
29 Jan 2016 REDD Monitor
Land grabbing: “Big, big problem”
Kurt Langbein, director of a documentary film, “Land Grabbing“ visits the scenes of land grabs and talks to farmers, local communities and to the investors behind the schemes. The injustice of this destructive “development” model could not be clearer.
07 Jan 2016 The Conversation
How a project with good aims delivered bitter outcomes in Sierra Leone
Reports about land-grabs in Africa often attack the corporations that stand to profit from such projects. But little is said of the international development banks that fund the projects.
17 Jul 2015 Sustainability
Effects of large-scale acquisition on food Insecurity in Sierra Leone
This study set out to investigate the food security outcomes of land acquisitions in northern Sierra Leone
14 Jul 2014 PPP
Projet d'agrocarburants en Sierra Léone : Les propriétaires fonciers exigent une renégociation des contrats de location des terres
Depuis mi-mai l’entreprise suisse Addax Bioenergy produit des agrocarburants en Sierra Leone, mais il règne une insatisfaction liée aux contrats de location des terres.
24 Jun 2014 SiLNoRF
SiLNoRF and Bread For All release 2014 Annual Monitoring Report on the Addax Bioenergy Project in Sierra Leone
The Sierra Leone Network on the Right to Food and Bread For All release this year’s Monitoring Report on the sugarcane-to-ethanol project of the Swiss firm Addax Bioenergy.
12 Sep 2013 Concord Times
Farmers in Bombali, Tonkolili worried about losing land
Farmers in Bombali and Tonkolili districts in northern Sierra Leone have said that land grabbing by multi-national companies and massive timber logging are some of the barriers to sustainable agriculture in the two districts.
03 Sep 2013 The Independent
Biofuel project funded by UK ‘leaves Africans without food’
DfID accused of assisting land grab in Sierra Leone by providing aid for European energy business
28 Aug 2013 Swedfund International
Sierra Leone Climbing out of poverty
Swedfund film focuses on the people living in the Sierra Leone countryside affected by the Addax Bioenergy sugarcane project.
26 Jul 2013 Guardian
Sierra Leone's smallholder farmers 'worse off' after large land deals
Push to lure foreign investors has led to a rise in social problems, sparking fears of a return to conflict, warns NGO
26 Jul 2013 ALLAT
Sierra Leone land grabs increase poverty and hunger says ALLAT
A new report, ‘Who Is Benefitting?', examines the impact on local communities of large land leases held by three investors in Sierra Leone.
11 Apr 2013 Heute
Österreich soll Landraub in Sierra Leone finanzieren
Nationale und internationale Nichtregierungsorganisationen (NGOs) erheben schwere Vorwürfe gegen Österreich. Indirekt werde von der Österreichischen Entwicklungsbank (OeEB), ein Unternehmen der Republik Österreich, ein Projekt finanziert, das Landraub (Landgrabbing) in Sierra Leone betreibe.


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