Tyson Foods, the largest meat processing company in the U.S., will invest in the construction of a modern meat processing complex in Kazakhstan with the Kusto Group, a Singapore-based company involved in beef production in Kazakhstan.
NGOs call on the CDC Group and all the development banks involved in the Feronia-PHC oil palm plantations to publicly issue a clear statement of support for the mediation process and to ensure the security of participating community members.
The UK development bank has been accused of failing to protect workers from exposure to dangerous pesticides and paying “extreme poverty” wages on palm oil plantations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
If we are to take the matter of quid pro quos seriously, we should take the measure of over US$20 billion of aid forcing Ukraine to privatize its land and its economy for the profit of a few Western interests.
With very low interest rates having taken root across asset classes and investors abiding in their hunt for higher yields, the world’s largest manager of global farmland, Nuveen, says the season may be ripe for a strategic allocation to the $2.3 trillion market for U.S. farm real estate.
RIAO-RDC and its international partners demand the immediate and unconditional release of nine land defenders who are currently being held in Kisangani Central Prison under the direction of the Canadian plantation company PHC-Feronia.
Le RIAO-RDC et ses partenaires internationaux exigent la libération immédiate et sans conditions de leurs membres et leaders communautaires qui sont actuellement en détention à la prison centrale de Kisangani sous l'impulsion de la PHC-Feronia.
The student group Divest Harvard hosted a day of events calling attention to Harvard’s ownership of Brazilian land and reigniting its calls for the school to sell those holdings in the name of environmentalism.