According to a report released today by leading environmental and social justice advocates, the investment management firm TIAA is leading a trend of speculating in land markets, which drives up farmland prices and displaces family farmers.
RSPO has issued a Stop Work Order to Goodhope Asia Holdings Ltd after joint submission by FPP, Pusaka, Greenpeace and EIA accused Goodhope’s subsidiary PT Nabire Baru of taking lands from the Yerisiam Gua people in Papua, Indonesia.
Less than 72 hours after President Joko Widodo's orders to implement the agrarian reform through land redistribution, peasant families of Mekar Jaya Village in Langkat District of North Sumatera Province in Indonesia were in for a rude shock.
A new report by the Zoological Society of London has found inconsistencies in how palm oil companies report on land in their concessions, leaving almost a million hectares of land unaccounted for and exposed to the risk of deforestation.
Report gives an overview of the availability of information for land concessions in Brazil, Canada, Cambodia, Colombia, Indonesia, Liberia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Republic of the Congo, and Russia.
Face à l’accaparement des terres dans les pays du Sud, les banques et les établissements financiers suisses doivent prendre conscience du fossé qui sépare leurs déclarations d’intention de la réalité du terrain