The host communities of Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc in Nigeria held a peaceful protest over the weekend against what they tagged marginalisation and ill-treatment and water pollution by the oil palm company.
Les entreprises agro-industrielles du groupe Socfin prévoient des extensions de leurs plantations au Cameroun avec un risque élevé sur la réduction du couvert forestier et de potentiels conflits sociaux
There are 22 impoverished villages of over 2,000 inhabitants surrounding the Salala Rubber Corporation, and all are contending that the company turns over their land of inheritance, which it claimed without their consent years ago.
Alliance for Rural Democracy says recent attacks they suffered at the hands of thugs said to be acting on behalf of the Salala Rubber Corporation will not deter them from helping communities suffering abuses.
Those accused were all members of the Malen Affected Land Owners and Users Association (MALOA), advocating for the land rights of their members in the face of the operations of the palm oil company SOCFIN.