After acquiring majority ownership in the PHC plantations from European development banks in 2020, former partners have turned on each other with legal action underway across four jurisdictions for control of the company, valued at US$100 million.
Bienvenue aux « Terres de Socapalm » : six palmeraies sont réparties sur ce territoire de 58 000 hectares au sud-ouest du Cameroun – ce qui représente un tiers de la superficie de la province d’Utrecht.
New information indicates that Feronia's $15 million rice operations were taken over by a politically connected Belgian-Congolese businessman when they mysteriously vanished from the company's books in 2017.
A first €20m has already been invested in olive orchards in Portugal, with possible investments in Danish organic vegetable farming, American potatoes, barley and wheat as well as kiwi fruit in New Zealand.
MDC Alliance VP Tendai Biti refutes rumours that a lucerne grass project, which is evicting people from their lands in Chilonga and is backed by the Scandinavian private equity firm Spear Capital, was stopped.
A group of Civil society groups in Zimbabwe has told the government to immediately withdraw the Statutory Instrument that legalises the eviction of Chilonga people in Chiredzi to grow feed for a dairy company.
This study examines whether the ten largest Dutch pension funds have investments in companies involved in land rights violations and if they are taking concrete steps to prevent and mitigate land rights violations.