Stop further destruction by Bidco Africa! The No2Bidco Campaign in Uganda and Kenya request support for their struggle against Bidco Africa- a multinational joint venture involving Wilmar International that has decimated Bugala Island Uganda, clearing some 18,000 acres of rainforest to make way for an oil palm plantation. Sign this letter to request that the UNDP immediately disassociate from the project.
Global investors have spent more than $90 billion buying agricultural lands the size of Finland in deals criticized by rights groups for displacing small farmers, according to research published on Tuesday.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, will provide a debt financing package to Astarta, a leading agricultural producer, as part of broader efforts to support Ukraine's farming sector and spur economic development in the country.
Ethiopia’s development of Chinese-backed sugar plants in the country’s south, part of a plan to become one of the world’s top 10 exporters, is struggling because of a lack of funding and technical expertise, a research group said.
The Export and Import (EXIM) Bank of India provided $35 million towards the establishment of the $36.5 million Komenda Sugar Factory project, which includes the development of 3,000 hectares of irrigable land.
Peasants from more than 19 districts affected by the ProSavana programme and other organisations reiterate their rejection of the ProSavana programme, as it has been advancing against their expressed will for the last four years.
Beqele Gerba et ses coaccusés, arrêtés pour avoir protesté contre l'accaparement de terres dans la région d'Oromia, ont été frappés au cours de leur détention et forcés à comparaître devant un tribunal dans une tenue inadéquate
Le 3 juin au matin, pendant près de trois heures, une centaine de manifestants sont venus pacifiquement bloquer différentes entrées du siège du Groupe Bolloré, l'un des plus puissants groupes français.