The lawsuit was filed in 2018 and begins hearings on June 12 in Bangkok

Community members look out at land cleared by Malaysian palm oil investor Sime Darby in 2012, Liberia. (Photo: Ashoka Mukpo/Mongabay)

Bagyeli community meeting

Meeting organised by the Sierra Leone Investment and Export Promotion Agency in Sambuya Town Court Barray in the Lugbu Chiefdom, Bo District with representatives of Sierra Tropical Investment Company, 2016

Alfred Brownell successfully campaigned to halt the clear-cutting of tropical forests for a palm oil plantation in Liberia. (Photo: Leise Jones)

Community members watch helplessly during arrest of their leader, Derlis López. Asunción, Paraguay. (Photo: Matías Newken)

"So we're looking for investments in agriculture. We're looking for partners and into how we can raise vegetables, meat stocks and export these," says Sheikh Solaiman Abdullah El-Khereiji, about his company's planned investments in Turkey.

« Les parcs agro-industriels ne sont pas la solution pour lutter contre la faim et la pauvreté des populations en RDC (…) La Banque mondiale doit cesser de favoriser l’accaparement des terres mais plutôt promouvoir l’agriculture familiale en RDC », a insisté Freddy Mumba Mukuba de la Confédération nationale des producteurs agricoles du Congo (Conapac).

Marie-Noelle Etondè, présidente de la Synaparcam (Photo : FERN)

Arif Naqvi, Founder and Group Chief Executive of Abraaj Group attends the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, January 17, 2017. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich/File Photo

Socfin claimed they would spend $16.4 million on community development over the first seven years of the project. In the end, $2.5 million was spent, just 16%, FIAN found.

A CDC review of its own ag investments between 1948 and 2000 concluded that 49% of the projects “were classified as failures or moderate failures in financial terms”

The Technical Working Committee to investigate and resolve the long land conflicts in Malen Chiefdom Pujehun district was officially presented by the Resident Minister South on Saturday March 23rd 2019

Activists from Butaw, Liberia. (Photo: Jennifer O’Mahony for Mongabay)

Dominion Farms' offices in Siaya County. The firm is involved in a land tussle with Yala Swamp residents. (FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP)

Illustration by Jared Downing

Houy Mai, a villager from Oddar Meanchey province, speaks during a press conference in Phnom Penh yesterday about families that have lost land to sugarcane plantations across the country. (Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily)

Il est honteux que Hannah Deen, leader active dans la défense des terres communautaires en Sierra Leone, passe la Journée internationale des femmes derrière les barreaux, alors que les entreprises qui accaparent des terres sont protégées par la police et l'armée.

The French "We will not be silenced" and anti-land grab collectives held a public debate in Paris on 13 February 2019 where these issues came up. (Photo: Régis Essono)

Action de dénonciation du greenwashing par des entreprises telles que Socfin devant le siège d'ING (Photos: Lode Saidane)

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame and Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar, during a two-day official visit by Kagame to Qatar, where, in the area of agribusiness, a Memorundum of Understanding for investment in development of the Gabiro Agro-processing Farm was signed by Rwanda Development Board (RDB) Chief Executive Officer Clare Akamanzi and Mohamed Bad?r Hashem Al-Sada, CEO of Hassad Foods. (Photo: KT Press)