World Rainforest Movement

“Planet Palm Oil: peasants pay the price for cheap vegetable oil”, publication by GRAIN

Rec_PalmOil_GRAINProducing cheap palm oil comes at a high price: destruction of rainforests, labour exploitation, and brutal land grabbing. With lands in Indonesia and Malaysia becoming more difficult for palm oil companies to acquire, attention is shifting to Africa as a new frontier for low cost palm oil production for export. See publication here: http://www.grain.org/article/entries/5031-planet-palm-oil-peasants-pay-the-price-for-cheap-vegetable-oil

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