World Rainforest Movement

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The Enduring Legacy of a Little-Known World Bank Project to Secure African Plantations for European Billionaires

Posted on Nov 17, 2020

Why haven’t Africa’s post-colonial governments dismantled the colonial plantation model of exploitation and extraction, returned the lands to their people and emboldened a resurgence of Africa’s diverse, local food and farming systems?

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Why Governments should Reject Land Commodification Efforts Orchestrated by the World Bank and the United States

Posted on Nov 17, 2020

The development narrative continues to be revived despite its role in driving the current crisis and the millions of livelihoods it has destroyed through displacement and dispossession.

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Indonesia: REDD+, European Development Funding and the ‘Low-Carbon Economy’

Posted on Nov 17, 2020

How does REDD+ fit into the development agenda in Indonesia? What are the actors involved in promoting REDD+ and with which interests?

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Support the struggle against mining in Thailand!

Posted on Nov 9, 2020

We call organizations around the world to adhere to this letter of solidarity with the women and men human rights defenders (W/HRDs) of Khao Lao Yai-Pha Jun Dai Forest Conservation Group.

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Arbaro Fund: More Money, More Conflict?

Posted on Jul 6, 2020

Company plans 75,000 hectare expansion of Industrial Tree Plantations in Seven Countries in the Global South: Sierra Leone, Ghana, Uganda, Ethiopia, Peru, Ecuador and Paraguay. Download the leafelt to know more about the company and why communities should be alert.

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