The impoverished state of Bomi County is likely to worsen as many subsistent farmers are at the verge of losing their residential and farm lands to elites, who have since begun land-grabbing spree in the county
Des ONG ont déposé plainte contre la banque néerlandaise ING auprès du point de contact des Pays-Bas de l'OCDE, réclamant que le groupe cesse d'investir dans des entreprises de production d'huile de palme qu'elles accusent d'être associées à un accaparement des terres
The land projects envisaged in the agreement to receive US$480 million grant from the Millennium Challenge Corporation of the United States will enhance tenure security and tradability of land for smallholders, women, and firms.
NGOs have filed a complaint at the OECD against the Dutch bank ING Group regarding its financing of oil palm companies involved in deforestation (Noble Group), land grabbing (Bolloré Group/Socfin) and child labor (Wilmar International).
Cambodian villagers will appeal a Thai court decision rejecting their class action lawsuit against Thailand's biggest sugar producer, Mitr Phol. The class action lawsuit, filed in April last year on behalf of more than 3,000 Cambodian plaintiffs, accused the Thai sugar giant violently displacing them to make way for plantations.
As evidenced in Liberia, World Bank support has gone to multinational corporations involved in vicious land grabs that have succeeded in displacing thousands of poor villagers from their ancestral lands
Plantation Socfinaf Ghana (PSG), a subsidiary of the group, has cultivated a little in excess of 6,000 hectares of Oil Palm that can supply about 40% capacity of their new Factory scheduled to start production before October this year 2019.
The Liberian Observer has reliably gathered that the International Finance Corporation has tabled all SRC’s loan application processes pending full scale investigation into a recent complaint filed against it by 22 indigenous Liberian communities.
While Qatar has adopted a more indirect approach to its foreign agricultural investment and increased domestic production of some food products, it is unlikely that it will be able to significantly reduce its dependence on foreign food supplies in the long term.
The government of Brunei offering heavily subsidised land for rent to both locals and foreigners. 300 hectares of government-owned agricultural land have been given out over the past two years as part of state efforts to fuel growth of agriculture industry.