European companies, including oil and rubber giant Socfin, have long profited from human rights abuses, environmental destruction and climate breakdown. This briefing from Global Witness sets out proposals on how to change that under EU law,
Communities continue to be excluded from decision-making around investments and
the government pursues a top-down approach to concession allocation and remains reluctant to recognize all legitimate tenure rights.
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.
Les entreprises agro-industrielles du groupe Socfin prévoient des extensions de leurs plantations au Cameroun avec un risque élevé sur la réduction du couvert forestier et de potentiels conflits sociaux