ING arrête les frais avec Socfin

ING a décidé d’arrêter momentanément ses crédits au groupe luxembourgeois Socfin du Belge Hubert Fabri, tant que toutes ses plantations d’huile de palme ne seront pas certifiées RSPO

Saudis are in town for SA agriculture

A Saudi delegation met with South Africa’s Minister of Agriculture and "expressed a desire to lease land in South Africa to produce a wide range of agricultural commodities provided they can sign a lease of 99 years or more.”

Myanmar land ownership law could displace millions of farmers

Under a land reformation act, millions of farmers across Myanmar could be forced from land they have tilled for generations. In an open letter, a national grassroots coalition, called for the government to "abolish" the law and "enact a federal law that safeguards people's integrity, their lives and livelihoods."

Malen women cry for help

The women of Malen, Sierra Leone are demanding that the lands taken from them by SOCFIN be returned to them so they can go back to their farms for their own agricultural activities and be able to take care of their families.

After decades of conflict, land deadline looms for Myanmar villagers

As refugees began to trickle back, many found their land had been taken for parks, military use or leased to palm oil concessions and rubber plantations. From 2011 to 2016, about 1.9 million acres of land across Myanmar were allocated for agricultural concessions including rubber and palm oil.

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