Liberia
26 Jul 2017 RRI
Large scale concessions in Liberia violate women’s land and resource rights and fail to deliver promised benefits
Community and rural women, who rely on their customary lands for their survival, cultures, and livelihoods, are often cut off from the decision-making processes concerning large scale concessions that affect them.
12 May 2017 Mongabay
In Liberia, a battered palm oil industry adjusts to new rules
The industry expected to find green pastures in Liberia, but early missteps and new environmental restrictions have led to slow expansion.
27 Mar 2017 WRI
Logging, mining, and agricultural concessions data transparency: A survey of 14 forested countries
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.
10 Feb 2017 RRI
Tenure and investment in Africa
Analysis details statistical evidence of key trends in tenure-related disputes between companies and local peoples across Africa, including their causes as well as the prevalence of violence, work stoppages, and regulatory interventions.
09 Feb 2017 RRI
Tenure foncière et investissements en Afrique : Analyse comparative des tendances clés et facteurs contextuels
Le présent document fait une représentation empirique des causes et des effets des litiges fonciers entre les acteurs du secteur privé et les populations locales dans différents pays et sous-régions d’Afrique.
15 Nov 2016 Frontpage Africa
Sinoeans confirm Global Witness land grab report on GVL
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.
15 Nov 2016 CommodAfrica
Un guichet unique pour les questions foncières au Liberia
La présidente Ellen Johnson Sirleaf a approuvé et promulgué la Loi sur les Autorités foncières du Liberia qui établit un guichet unique pour les questions foncières.
20 Oct 2016 Guardian
Liberia: the growth of a new palm oil frontier
Golden Veroleum Liberia is building one of the largest palm oil plantations in the civil-war scarred country, bringing jobs but dividing communities
20 Oct 2016 Global Witness
Palm oil giant Golden Veroleum bulldozes religious sites in Liberia, protected by armed police
Palm oil giant Golden Veroleum has bulldozed religious sites in southeast Liberia and has paid police armed with assault rifles to protect its plantations, according to a new Global Witness exposé.
13 Oct 2016 ReAct
Libéria: Action des Riverains de la plantation de LAC, le 5 et 7 Octobre 2016
Plus de 450 riverains de la plantation agro-industrielle LAC, au Liberia, se sont mobilisés le 5 et 7 octobre dernier pour l’accès à l’école de l’entreprise, qui est la seule proche de chez eux.
04 Oct 2016 FPP
Les communautés font entendre leurs voix dans les discussions au sujet de l’huile de palme
Au Liberia, les communautés locales s'inquiètent de l'absence d'integration du régime foncier dans les principes directeurs de la Tropical Forest Alliance 2020
28 Sep 2016 Equal Times
Sierra Leone’s farmers continue to fight multinational land grabs
A former member of Sierra Leone’s parliament has spoken of his determination to put an end to what he describes as the “underhand deals” taking place between the authorities and international palm oil producers in his country


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25 Sep 2017 - Paris
Accaparement des terres agricoles : Responsabilités françaises
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Online Dialogue on Responsible Large-Scale Agricultural Investment in the Mekong Region,
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10 Oct 2017 - Tokyo
Global AgInvesting Asia 2017
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