Le projet de transformer Madagascar en futur grenier de l’océan Indien risque de ressusciter le scandale relatif à la location de terre érable pour des investisseurs sud coréens, selon la presse malgache
Korean palm oil giant, Korindo has been rejected from the world's green certification body in the wake of a BBC investigation. Korindo controls more land in Papua than any other conglomerate. The company has cleared nearly 60,000 hectares of forests inside its concessions - an area the size of Chicago or Seoul.
Indonesia is the world’s largest exporter of palm oil and Papua is the new frontier. Kinggo indigenous group that owns the customary forest in Boven Digul Regency, Papua is fighting to protect their land against subsidiary of Korean palm oil giant, the Korindo Group.
Germany’s Rainforest Rescue (Rettet den Regenwald) and Washington, D.C.-based Center for International Policy (CIP) blasted a baseless defamation lawsuit brought to the Hamburg Regional Court by a supplier to the Korindo conglomerate, a notorious Korean-Indonesian palm oil, logging and wind tower manufacturing giant.
Indonesia is the world's largest exporter of palm oil, and Papua is its newest frontier. A visual investigation suggests fires have been deliberately set on the land by Korean palm oil giant that has been buying up swathes of Asia's largest remaining rainforests for their plantations.
Giant South Korean conglomerate Hanwha Group is looking to make an exit from the Warragundi aggregation in Australia, just over a year after taking control of the largest acreages in NSW’s Mudgee region.
Komisi Nasional HAM Perwakilan Papua menyimpulkan ada tindakan kekerasan berlebihan dalam kasus kematian Marius Betera, seorang petani di kawasan perkebunan sawit milik Korindo Group di Kabupaten Boven Digul, Provinsi Papua. Marius meninggal pada 16 Mei lalu, setelah bertikai dengan seorang anggota polisi, yang bertugas di kawasan perusahaan itu.
A decade ago, the Indonesian government began to heavily promote large-scale plantation in southern Papua. An investigation recently published explored how some outside investors gained rights to the land and the fallout for the indigenous population. Children were suffering from malnutrition while agricultural commodities are exported from their ancestral land.
Activists have called for a financial probe into the Korindo Group, a conglomerate that paid a $22 million “consultancy fee” for the permits to expand its oil palm operations in Indonesia’s Papua province.