Grassroots organisations and community leaders from across the region have been organizing, mobilizing, raising their voices, and networking among each other to stop this destructive and violent occupation of their land.
If the plantation model in itself is understood as a violent, destructive, structurally racist and patriarchal one, can corporate gender-specific policies do more than cover up this violence and destruction?
The African Peoples Tribunal demands that African governments ensure that the human rights of freedom of speech, expression, and association of citizens and persons who brought cases of abuses before the tribunal are respected and protected
An investigation is carried out into whether Singapore-based agribusiness giant Olam deforested more than 25,000 hectares (62,000 acres), in contravention of sustainability criteria it had signed up to, in order to develop oil palm plantations in Gabon.
Due to "significant financial market disruption/challenge arising from Covid-19", Olam has terminated a deal for its onion and garlic facility in California with Mesirow Financial and taken back its farmland.
The World Rainforest Movement (WRM) has accused Singapore-based agribusiness company Olam of making meaningless “zero deforestation” pledges about a major oil palm development in Gabon and neglecting the rights of local communities.
Ce qui frappe, c’est l’absence d’informations sur les expériences des communautés vivant à l’intérieur ou à proximité des plantations des entreprises qui ont signé des engagements des « déforestation zéro ».