World Rainforest Movement

Oil Palm in Africa. Voices from the communities

Posted on Sep 13, 2013

Industrial oil palm plantations are rapidly expanding, not only in Liberia. In many African countries expansion projects are happening and...

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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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Oil Palm in Africa – Interactive Map

Posted on Aug 30, 2013

We have produced an interactive map that sumarizes some of the information gathered in the  publication “Oil palm in Africa: past,...

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Oil palm in Africa: past, present and future scenarios – 2013 update

Posted on Aug 30, 2013

Original version by Ricardo Carrere – updated by the WRM in 2013. Oil palm is a traditional native crop for West and Central African...

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São Tomé and Príncipe: Biodiversity threatened by oil palm plantations

Posted on Oct 30, 2012

São Tomé and Príncipe is one of the countries on the West African coast that stands out when it comes to biodiversity. For this reason,...

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Sao Tome and Principe

Posted on Oct 25, 2012

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