The village women taking on the palm oil giant

Award-winning Cameroonian journalist Madeleine Ngeunga and Fern’s Indra Van Gisbergen recently visited villages in the shadow of Socapalm’s oil palm plantations to see if the issues driving the dispute between locals and the company are being resolved.

Le réveil indigène

Ce matin, Marie-Thérèse est sur le terrain en reportage dans un village au cœur d'une immense plantation de palmiers à huile de la Socapalm.

Bollore's Belgian friend in court

With Socfin in the firing line of several non-governmental organisations, this latest legal twist was the subject of much discussion at the company's annual general meeting, which was held on 30 May at the Parc Belair hotel in Luxembourg.