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NGOs in Sarawak and around the world report failures by the Sarawak government to uphold indigenous land rights, and failures by international banks and investors to ensure their investments are conflict-free.
Samsung subsidiary announced last week that it will be forming a joint venture with Korean-Indonesian agribusiness company, Korindo which was recently exposed for burning and clearing tens of thousands of hectares of Indonesia's rainforest for palm oil and timber production.
A leading Chinese livestock and meat processing firm wants to tap supply of cattle from south-east Asia, with a cattle quarantine and slaughtering hub planned for the city of Ruili, on the border with Myanmar.
The new Brazil legislation, dubbed MP da grilagem (land-grabbing bill) will loosen regulations on land legalisation, essentially legalises grilagem, which refers to the historically specific enclosures or land grabs that have been occurring in Brazil since colonial times.
Subsidiaries of prominent South Korea’s conglomerates including POSCO and Samsung, plus South Korean-owned Indonesian conglomerate Korindo Group, have been cutting down primary forest to make way for oil palm plantations.
Villagers from three communities in Svay Rieng province, Cambodia traveled to Phnom Penh to seek government intervention in a long-running land dispute involving NK Venture, a Vietnamese firm, that got special permission to build a sugar plantation covering 670 hectares.
Environmental Rights Action (ERA) Nigeria calling to support e-action to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State to enforce the revocation order of 13,750 hectares of illegally acquired land in Owan and Okomu Forest Reserves by Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc.
En vingt ans, la Roumanie est devenue l’eldorado des exploitants de France et d’ailleurs. Attirés par ses sols fertiles à bas prix, sa main-d’œuvre peu onéreuse et les aides de Bruxelles, ces pionniers y ont fondé des exploitations prospères.
Samsung dan Daewoo dituding terlibat dalam deforestasi di Papua bersama Korindo Group, dua perusahaan Korea Selatan ini telah mengurangi hutan primer di Papua untuk perkebunan kelapa sawit, menyalahgunakan hak dan mata pencaharian masyarakat lokal.
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