An open letter to the Brazilian National Congress, led by supermarket chains including Tesco and Sainsbury's, urges them to reject a proposed "land grabbers law" to allow the private occupation of public land.
Botum Sakor National Park in southern Cambodia has lost at least 30,000 ha of forest over the past three decades. Environmental degradation go back to the late 1990s when Cambodian government began handing out economic land concessions for commercial plantations and tourist infrastructure.
Over 30 families from the Kreung indigenous community say that Singapore-based SK Plantations has bulldozed their forests and crops, demolished their homes and sent in security forces to stop them from planting.
Colombian Embassy in Peru says Peruvian agribusiness companies have a growing interest in investing in land in Colombia and at least five companies are set to do so in 2021 to grow blueberries and avocados
European companies, including oil and rubber giant Socfin, have long profited from human rights abuses, environmental destruction and climate breakdown. This briefing from Global Witness sets out proposals on how to change that under EU law,
Responding to an appeal from a parliamentary representative to rectify the current Liberia Agriculture Company concession agreement, Liberia's President Weah said his administration don't want to threaten anybody.