Une enquête de six mois menée par Gideon Sarpong, Elfredah Kevin-Alerechi et Audrey Traavère a mis en lumière l’impact significatif de l’exploitation des ressources en caoutchouc et en huile de palme du groupe Socfin sur la déforestation et le déplacement forcé des populations autochtones au Nigeria et au Ghana.
The Minister of Water Resources has appealed to state governments and communities to provide land for a Presidential directive to cultivate 500,000 ha of irrigable agriculture across Nigeria's twelve River Basins.
A six-month investigation by Gideon Sarpong, Elfredah Kevin-Alerechi and Audrey Travère has uncovered the extent to which the relentless exploitation of rubber and palm oil resources by Socfin is fueling deforestation and displacement of indigenous populations in Nigeria and Ghana.
- iWatch Africa
06 Nov 2023
Charles Eghobamien, CEO of Sunora Foods, says his company will commit about US$100 million to develop a 15,000 hectare oil palm plantation as well as, crop processing and water bottling facilities in Edo State, Nigeria
03 Nov 2023
Saroafrica is in the process of acquiring SIAT, a company with over 140,000 ha of oil palm and rubber plantations in Cambodia, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana and Nigeria.
Investigation uncovers how the Okumu Oil Palm Company PLC's craze for rubber and palm kernel has been linked to displacement of indigenous people, deforestation, and rights violations in Nigeria.
- Sahara Reporters
30 Oct 2023
A ‘UK Global Company’ which interfaced with the state government last week is to establish moringa tree farms in Ogoja, Yala, Boki, Biase and Etung Local Government Areas of Cross River State.
Vice President Kashim Shettima stated that Nigeria's “70 million hectares of under-utilised arable land”, which is “75 per cent of the country’s total land mass,” makes it best placed for such investment.
A decade after transnational palm oil company Wilmar took control of a derelict oil palm plantation, local residents continue to fight for the farmlands, forests and rivers they use.
From Ghana to Nigeria and Ivory Coast, communities impacted by the operations of Belgium’s SIAT Group seek an end to a decade-long conflict tied to SIAT’s extensive plantations.
- FIAN Belgium et al.
21 Sep 2023
Du Ghana au Nigeria en passant par la Côte d’Ivoire, des communautés exigent la résolution des conflits fonciers et sociaux qui perdurent depuis une décennie dans les plantations de palmiers à huile et d’hévéas de SIAT.
The Communities who were contending over the equity distribution of ground rent by the owner of the estate, Wing Song M-House, finally reached a mutual understanding after a series of previous engagements with the ministry.