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
Solange Bandiaky-Badji de L’ONG Rights and Ressources Initiative explique dans un entretien au Monde Afrique les enjeux de l’adoption d'un loi sur les droits fonciers, qui avait été présentée comme un modèle pour les autres pays de la région.
CSO Working Group on Land Rights in Liberia concerned by reports that draft law has been altered significantly behind closed doors, and calls on the legislature to immediately release the new draft for scrutiny by the public and civil society.
Companies co-founded and run by Phil Edmonds, founder of leading African farmland investor Agriterra, paid “bribes” to African officials and have bought assets owned by secretive offshore structures, a campaign group has claimed.
A group of community leaders from Colombia, Liberia, Indonesia and Peru have been raising awareness in Europe of the human and environmental impact of palm oil plantations on their communities. Radio interview with Ali Kaba of Liberia's Sustainable Development Institute.