Oil palm plantations in Amazonia inhospitable to tropical forest biodiversity: Study Mongabay | 20 Jun 2018
Study's results in the Amazon “clearly” reinforce “the notion that oil palm plantations can be extremely hostile to native tropical forest biodiversity, as has been shown in more traditional oil palm countries in South-East Asia, such as Malaysia and Indonesia.”
Risky business: Tenure issues main deterrent for investment CIFOR | 20 Jun 2018
At the Global Landscapes Forum Investment Case Symposium land tenure was the primary issue that was repeatedly pointed to by members of the research, development and finance communities alike as the biggest risk for landscape investment.
Growth Farms lease fund offers investors low-risk stake in ag Farm Online | 19 Jun 2018
Rising demand for leased farmland has convinced agricultural asset manager Growth Farms Australia to launch a 10-year investment fund which will buy mid-sized farming properties and lease them to primary producers.
Nigeria: Farmers urge Okomu Plc to implement and full compensation ITV | 18 Jun 2018
Some farmers in Oke Uhumwurde local government area and Owan East have called on the Federal and Edo State Government to prevail on Okomu Oil Palm PLC to complete the compensation for lands acquired for its plantations in their communities.
L'UE repousse la sortie de l'huile de palme à 2030 Libération | 14 jui 2018
Les Etats membres, le Parlement et la Commission européenne se sont accordés pour repousser la fin des importations d'huile de palme pour le diesel, malgré leur lien étroit avec les accaparements de terres, dans douze ans.