The government of Cameroon recently granted an additional 2,000 hectares of land to Société Africaine forestière et Agricole du Cameroun, subsidiary of Luxembourg-based Socfin, to expand oil palm and rubber plantations
Four NGOs and seven of their employees were summoned to appear before an investigating judge in Luxembourg, from 2 to 5 December 2019, following a defamation complaint filed by the agro-industrial multinational Socfin.
Du 2 au 5 décembre, 4 ONG et 7 de leurs employé.e.s ont été appelé.e.s à comparaître devant un juge d’instruction au Luxembourg suite à une plainte en diffamation initiée par la multinationale agro-industrielle SOCFIN.
A Canadian pension fund has bought a huge parcel of Australian permanent water rights for $490M to irrigate almond trees, in a move that puts the spotlight on foreign ownership of farms and water resources as drought ravages the country.
Mega-traders Cargill and Bunge are exporting soya from an agricultural estate in Brazil with a long record of violence, illegality, and environmental destruction, a Greenpeace International investigation has uncovered
The Nasa of Colombia are carrying out direct actions in which they cut down cane fields, plant organic crops in their place, and allow the native vegetation to cover additional areas within the same reclaimed lands.
The loan to the Canadian palm oil company operating in the DR Congo is provided by CDC Group plc, the UK Government’s development finance institution, and follows another $5 million facility announced on October 28, 2019
Esta es la historia de cómo una red de empresas vinculadas al Sodalicio de Vida Cristiana se apropió sospechosamente de enormes áreas de terrenos del distrito de Catacaos bajo papeleos irregulares, amenazas y agresiones mortales.
Brazil’s Federal Police have launched an investigation, dubbed “Operation Far West,” to crack down on an alleged massive land grab by an agribusiness collective in western Bahia, one of Brazil’s largest soy producing regions.
A century of ever-increasing farm size and land concentration is now leading Canada into a new era of speculation on farmland -- one where private companies not traditionally involved in agriculture are acquiring tracks of land.
Ninety-five out of the 317 families who were locked in a long-running land dispute with sugar company since 2006 in Cambodia accepted the solution to end the dispute under a compromise negotiated by the Koh Kong provincial authority.
Deal between the Kebbi Government and the Spanish company GB Foods Africa will proceed when legal backing is given to cultivate 1,000 hectares of farm lands to produce tomatoes in the Ngaski local government area.
NGOs call on the CDC Group and all the development banks involved in the Feronia-PHC oil palm plantations to publicly issue a clear statement of support for the mediation process and to ensure the security of participating community members.