Civil society organisations launching a new campaign calling British government for an effective law to require companies and investors to take action to prevent human rights abuses, worker exploitation and environmental harm in their global operations, activities, products, services, investments and supply chains.
Kilombero Plantation Ltd, the Tanzanian subsidiary of Guernsey-registered Agrica Ltd. and “best in class” player in the field of socially responsible ag investments in Africa, is up for sale after defaulting on loans from several financial institutions.
The acquisition represents the consolidation of a string of investments made over the past six months by Milltrust that together culminate in the formation of a large-scale, integrated dairy and beef farming enterprise in New Zealand.
This Saturday military forces fired live bullets at villagers within the Lokutu oil palm plantation concession area of the Canadian company Feronia Inc, following weeks of growing tension between communities and the company.
Ce samedi des militaires auraient tiré à balles réelles sur des villageois dans le district d’exploitation de plantations de palmiers à huile de la société canadienne Feronia à Lokutu, suite à des semaines de tension entre les communautés et la société.
Representatives of more than 700 Cambodian families who were violently displaced to make way for a sugar plantation have filed a formal complaint against Bonsucro, the sugar industry’s sustainability certification body, for breaches of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
“We need to work with affected communities to negotiate mutually beneficial land deals that genuinely offer win wins for communities, individual farmers and investors," says representative of UK’s Department for International Development.