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Dole plans Philippine expansion

Dole Sunshine Co, which grows pineapples and other produce across more than 30,000 hectares of farmland in the Philippines, says it plans to increase its farm production area in the country

Bunong, Bollore land dispute overruled by French tribunal

A joint statement issued by 97 Bunong indigenous families in Mondulkiri province expressed disappointment in the Tribunal of Nanterre in France which overruled their complaints concerning 2,386ha of disputed land with French company Bollore. The families from Pech Chreada district’s Bou Sra commune said they would grant lawyers the right to file an appeal in France.

Korindo: Korean palm oil giant stripped of sustainability status

Korean palm oil giant, Korindo has been rejected from the world's green certification body in the wake of a BBC investigation. Korindo controls more land in Papua than any other conglomerate. The company has cleared nearly 60,000 hectares of forests inside its concessions - an area the size of Chicago or Seoul.