Greenpeace accuse la banque de financer, entre autres, Goodhope Asia Holding Ltd contre laquelle des ONG et des communautés locales ont porté plainte auprès de la RSPO pour "accaparement de terres" en Papouasie.
Indonesia central government has recognized the rights of nine indigenous communities to the forests. That movement still has long way to go, the nine “customary forests” encompass a total of 13,100 hectares. By comparison, Indonesia’s nine biggest oil palm firms in 2013 had planted nearly 2 million hectares.
Indonesia is rife with disputes between indigenous communities and plantation firms, but the problem remains poorly understood.
Palm oil giant Olam has been accused of using suppliers that may use unsustainable practices in parts of Southeast Asia and bulldozing rainforest for plantations in Gabon.
Amnesty pointe de nombreuses atteintes aux droits humains comme le travail des enfants, l’utilisation du paraquat affectant la santé des ouvriers et l’absence de protections adaptées dans les plantations de Wilmar in Indonésie.
Langkat Nusantara Kepong, a Malaysian plantation company, unleashes brutal attack on peasants in Mekar Jaya Village in Indonesia to appropriate nearly 554 hecatres of land
Citizens of Kpanyan Statutory District in Sinoe County, Liberia have given a one-month ultimatum to Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL) to either meet their demands or leave the county.
Malaysian palm oil giant Sime Darby has been called out by a representative of indigenous communities for land-grabbing in Indonesia's West Kalimantan province during the 14th annual Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil meeting, which is taking place in Bangkok.
PT Nabire Baru plantation encroaches on the customary lands of the Yerisiam Gua peoples, who have written letters and protested peacefully against the project for the last four years. In 2012, the company was reported to have cleared 32,000 hectares in Nabire province.
The Hidden side of agribusiness: Violation of indigenous and community land rights in Southeast Asia
As the global rush for land intensifies, provoked in particular by the demand for alternatives to fossil fuels, governments across Southeast Asia have welcomed investments by both local and foreign agribusiness companies
A complaint lodged earlier this year about alleged abuses by a palm oil company in Indonesian Papua has raised questions over the credibility of the industry’s largest certification scheme in investigating member violations.
Le livre-reportage Terres à vendre est une minutieuse enquête sur les rachats de terres agricoles par l'agroindustrie, de partout sur la planète. Un ouvrage édifiant et inquiétant sur un phénomène mondial en pleine expansion.