Papua tribe moves to block clearing of its ancestral forest for palm oil

Members of the Auyu tribe of Papua, Indonesia, are demanding a halt to the operations of palm oil company PT Indo Asiana Lestari (IAL), which appears to be gearing up to clear their ancestral forests. IAL’s concession is part of the Tanah Merah megaproject that is already dogged by allegations that key operating permits have been falsified.

The financialisation of land sales

Watch the recording of a panel discussion from the Oxford Real Farming Conference with FIAN International, Agter and Land Matrix Ukraine

Senegal judge closes gas corruption case

A Senegalese judge finds no evidence of alleged corruption over the sale of gas contracts to British energy giant BP, an affair suspected of possible links to Senhuile agibusiness project