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.
A community land rights defender who was kidnapped from his home and tortured by Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) soldiers guarding Kiryandongo Sugar Limited has been arraigned before a magistrate court in Kiryandongo district and charged with threatening violence.
Some famers from Mbeya Region have lost an appeal case over compensation and damages against a large rice farming company owned by Export Trading Group, which was accused of maliciously damaging their rice.
The TIAA-Divest! campaign demands that TIAA "stop land grabs," as TIAA is one of the two largest foreign buyers in Brazil and many of its landholdings lead to displacement of local communities and deforestation.