Wilmar International

Stop Devoting Our Lands for Food Security of Other Nations

At least 100 farmers joined a protest in front of the Department of Agriculture in Quezon City led by the members of the Asian Peasant Coalition (APC) in the Philippines such as the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP), AMIHAN (National Federation of Peasant Women), UMA (Union of Agricultural Workers), and the PAMALAKAYA (National Federation of Small Fisherfolks of the Philippines). Also present is the Anakpawis partylist and the National Network of Agrarian Reform Advocates (NNARA)-Youth.

Palm oil 'at dawn of new era of expansion'

The palm oil industry is "at the dawn of a new period of expansion" in part thanks to increasing interest from food groups, which are moving into production to ensure supplies of an increasingly important commodity.

Australia: Plantation shutters

Elders has begun a sale of all its forestry plantations totalling 50,000ha across the country. Much of the land purchased is expected to be planted with sugar cane, bananas or returned to beef grazing, and COFCO and Wilmar International have indicated their interest.

Côte d'Ivoire : Sifca, une stratégie bien huilée

Touché au cœur durant la crise postélectorale, le premier groupe privé de la Côte d'Ivoire panse ses plaies. Mais pas seulement. Le voilà qui, déjà, réamorce sa stratégie de croissance en Afrique de l’Ouest, notamment dans l’hévéa et le palmier à huile.

New frontier palm oil players look to RSPO

African and South American palm oil players are flocking to join the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, highlighting a growing trend of the industry’s rapid expansion outside main producing region Southeast Asia