Recent posts

World Bank dispossessing rural poor

By scoring countries in terms of ease of accessing land for agribusiness, the World Bank's new EBA land indicator seeks to accelerate land privatization and to facilitate corporate access to land in developing countries.

Indigenous groups warn of 'apocalypse' with Brazil's Bolsonaro

Brazil's Alliance of Indigenous Peoples warned about President Bolsonaro's pledges to allow more farming and logging in the Amazon, and called on the EU to put pressure by refusing import of Brazil's agricultural products unless guaranteed that it's not comes from native lands or violated indigenous people's rights.

Historic legal win against corporate bullying in Paris

This historic case against French corporation Bolloré does more than send a strong signal supporting freedom of the press: it is a recognition of the reality for villagers living in the shade of the plantations of SOCAPALM in Cameroon.