The United Nations has accused the Papua New Guinea government of racial discrimination against its own people over its failure to stop foreign companies using SABL leases to illegally occupy customary land.
Brazil's land issues secretary says his government will seek to classify the occupation of farmland by landless workers movements as akin to terrorism, while at the same time offering to support foreign investors interested in buying farmland.
One of Canada’s largest pension funds acquires majority stake in Australian company that owns 44,167 ha of arable land, as well as significant grain storage, fertilizer, agronomy, livestock, farming and logistics businesses.
A Mongabay Latam series on the oil palm industry in several Latin American countries has revealed that the advance of oil palm monocultures in Latin America since 2000 has resulted in illegalities, deforestation, environmental pressures, and conflicts with local communities.
A 1040-hectare oil palm farm has been given by Amokwe and Okai villages of Bende, Abia State, Nigeria to Dufil Prima Foods Plc, a company whose owners include Kellog's and PT Indofood, to enable it source its raw materials.