The decision was announced a week after Greenpeace issued a report that exposed links to Gama Plantation, a palm oil business that Greenpeace accused of destroying rainforest twice the size of Paris in Papua, Indonesia.
The Uganda government began handing over tracts of land for palm-oil production to Wilmar International Ltd.’s local unit, removing the final hurdle for an expansion project that’s been delayed for almost a decade.
Report uncovers an elaborate and coordinated scheme In Indoensia to establish shell companies, endow them each with licenses for thousands of hectares of land, and then sell them on to some of the region’s biggest palm oil conglomerates.
Around 100 Nagari Maligi residents (‘nagari’ means village in the local language) have been protesting for days at the Wilmar Group’s representative office in West Pasaman, Sumatra, Indonesia since March 9.
Payoff follows mediation by the dispute resolution office of the World Bank’s IFC but of the 36 farmers who were compensated, eight later rejected the deal and are expected to take their case to court this month
About 5,000 residents in the Island district of Buvuma have rejected a government proposal to compensate them for their land to pave way for oil palm growing for Bidco Uganda, claiming their property was undervalued.
Des ONGs indonésiennes se sont fortement opposées aux autorités du gouvernement d’Indonésie au sujet d’un incident qu’ils ont enregistré le 18 décembre 2017, lorsque des forces de police ont tiré et blessé deux fermiers sur une plantation d’huile de palme de l’entreprise Wilmar
Two farmers from Central Kalimantan, Indonesia were shot inside oil palm plantation of PT. Bumi Sawit Kencana (BSK), a subsidiary of Wilmar Group. They were shot by police officer assigned to secure the plantation area.