A day before the start of yet another trial brought on the Bolloré Group against French journalists, organisations denounce the imprisonment of 6 local community leaders affected by the investments of company linked to Bolloré
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Three local NGOs have filed a complaint with international sugar industry group Bonsucro for readmitting Thai sugar giant Mitr Phol even though thousands of families forced off the company’s former plantations in Oddar Meanchey province have yet to be fully compensated.
In agricultural frontier zones, large landowners and corporations often pressure peasants to obtain legal title to the lands they farm only to buy the lands on the cheap as soon as the title is issued.
Brazilian businessman Gerson Zilio of Bigtee Commercial Investment Ltd and Tec Agro Brasil said the choice of Ogun State was based on the fertile land, which contains the lime needed for cultivation of sugar cane to produce sugar and ethanol.
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Senior State Counsel, Simeon Allieu in the just concluded case between the Malen Land Owners Association and Socfin Agricultural Company, yesterday objected to the judgement passed by Justice Desmond Babatunde Edwards at the Bo High Court.
A Sierra Leone court has convicted six people opposed to a palm oil project in which French conglomerate Bollore owns a major stake of destroying trees and inciting the local population to protest over land rights.
A la veille d'un procès intenté par Bolloré contre des journalistes de médias français, des organisations dénoncent l’emprisonnement de 6 leaders des communautés locales affectées par les investissements d'une société liée au groupe Bolloré.
La culture extensive de l'huile de palme dans le monde pose de gros problèmes de déforestation et certains exploitants ne respectent pas les principes directoires mis en place au niveau de l'OCDE. C'est le cas notamment de la société luxembourgeoise d'origine belge Socfin.
Wilmar International, berikrar menjalankan kebijakan ‘Nihil Eksploitasi’ atau ‘Zero Exploitation’ seiring komitmen ‘Nihil Deforestasi'. Praktiknya, Wilmar masih merampas hak-hak masyarakat seperti dialami masyarakat adat Nagari Kapa, Pasaman Barat, Sumatera Barat.