World Rainforest Movement


Articles from the WRM Bulletin

Books and Briefings

  • Arbaro Fund: More Money, More Conflict?

    Posted on July 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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  • Oil palm in Africa: past, present and future scenarios – 2013 update

    Posted on August 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 communities, who are used to either plant them on their lands or to collect fruits, leaves or sap...

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Other Relevant Information

  • “Sacred Sites are living places”: the voices of Custodians in Africa

    Posted on August 30, 2016

    The short film “Sacred Voices”, supported by the African Biodiversity Network and the Gaia Foundation, shares the messages of eight traditional Sacred Site Custodians from Kenya, Ethiopia, South Africa and Uganda. Sacred Sites in...

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  • Oil Palm in Africa – Interactive Map

    Posted on August 30, 2013

    We have produced an interactive map that sumarizes some of the information gathered in the  publication “Oil palm in Africa: past, present and future scenarios“. The publication contains a general introduction to the issue of oil...

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  • Oil Palm in Africa. Voices from the communities

    Posted on September 13, 2013

    Industrial oil palm plantations are rapidly expanding, not only in Liberia. In many African countries expansion projects are happening and plans are announced. Everywhere they go, the companies promise jobs and development. Produced by the...

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