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Agribusiness large-scale land acquisitions and human rights in Southeast Asia

Posted on Sep 11, 2013

Agribusiness large-scale land acquisitions and human rights in Southeast Asia – Updates from Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines,...

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Indonesia: Timber monocultures destroying indigenous’ lands and livelihood

Posted on Sep 11, 2013

  Here in Indonesia, ever since a child entered the school, he/she has been familiar with “Merauke” through a patriotic song...

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The International Day of Struggle Against Monoculture Tree Plantations

Posted on Sep 11, 2013

What is the sense of another International Day of Struggle Against Monoculture Tree Plantations, which will take place this coming...

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Bulletin Issue 193 – August 2013

Posted on Sep 11, 2013

International Day of Struggle against Monoculture Tree Plantations

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Who is benefitting ? The Social and economic impact of three large scale land investments in Sierra Leone: a cost benefit analysis

Posted on Sep 11, 2013

“Who is benefitting ? The Social and economic impact of three large scale land investments in Sierra Leone: a cost benefit analysis”, a...

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Philippines: Indigenous organizations challenge oil palm companies in Palawan

Posted on Sep 11, 2013

  Few places in Southeast Asia can match the distinction of Palawan, in the Philippines. This is home to seven protected areas, a...

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Cambodia: The curse of concessions

Posted on Sep 11, 2013

The company promised to increase forest cover but they planted cassava; cassava is not a tree; a cassava plantation is not a...

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Nigeria: Wilmar, RRDC, and the Calaro/Ibiae Oil Palm Estates

Posted on Sep 11, 2013

  Over the past nine months, a high-stakes confrontation has taken place in Cross River State of Nigeria, home to Nigeria’s last...

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Expansion of palm oil in the Brazilian Amazon: an analysis of impacts on family farm in north-eastern Pará

Posted on Sep 11, 2013

“Expansion of palm oil in the Brazilian Amazon: an analysis of impacts on family farm in north-eastern Pará” Reporter Brazil...

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São Tomé and Príncipe: Popular resistance succeeds in curbing the expansion of industrial oil palm plantations

Posted on Sep 11, 2013

  In one of his last works – “Oil palm in Africa: Past, present and future scenarios”, published in December 2010 – our...

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Liberia: Plantation expansion and the plunder of a continent

Posted on Sep 11, 2013

  “Liberians are healthier, better fed, have more income, consume more, are more literate and enjoy the greatest amount of freedom...

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South Africa: Pulp Industry expansion – land-grabbing disguised as community development

Posted on Sep 11, 2013

  During the Apartheid era many South Africans were deprived of their traditional land through laws that led to their displacement...

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Brazil: Industrial eucalyptus plantations in southwest Bahia – conflicts and confrontations

Posted on Sep 11, 2013

  The Brazilian countryside, since the time of colonization, has always been the target of capitalist appropriation, driven by the...

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The RSPO challenged in Honduras and Germany

Posted on Sep 11, 2013

  Millions of hectares of industrial oil palm plantations have been expanding in many countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America...

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Brazil: State government incentives for the expansion of industrial tree plantations in the state of Rio de Janeiro

Posted on Sep 11, 2013

  The government of the state of Rio de Janeiro has adopted various initiatives since 2001 to promote the expansion of large-scale...

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Guatemala: The silent advance of industrial rubber tree plantations

Posted on Sep 11, 2013

  Hevea brasilensis, known as the Pará rubber tree or, most commonly, the rubber tree, is native to South America. It is the member...

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