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  • Liberia: Longstanding rights’ violations and deforestation exposed

    Posted on March 9, 2021

    On February 2021, a comprehensive report confirmed longstanding allegations that Golden Veroleum Liberia, a venture controlled by the Singapore-listed conglomerate Golden Agri Resources (GAR), the world’s second largest palm oil company,...

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  • Where does all the gold processed in Switzerland come from?

    Posted on April 29, 2018

    Where does all the gold processed in Switzerland come from? Switzerland is a country poor in raw materials and yet, every year, 70 per cent of the gold extracted in the world is refined there. Switzerland is home to four of the largest...

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  • Protect Liberia’s unique forest heritage!

    Posted on July 15, 2016

    Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL), a palm oil company, holds hundreds of thousands hectares of land as an agricultural concession. GVL is now pushing to permit logging for export in its concession. International environmentalists are calling...

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  • Support the Jogbahn Clan in Liberia: Tell Equatorial Palm Oil NO means NO!

    Posted on May 13, 2014

    Dear friends, our friends from Liberia are requesting our support. The Jogbahn Clan in Liberia is fighting to keep their home. A British palm oil company wants to clear their land without their permission. Add your voice to a petition...

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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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  • Live or drive, a choice has to be made
    Live or drive, a choice has to be made

    Posted on February 28, 2013

    “Live or drive, a choice has to be made”, a case study of Sime Darby operations in Liberia, basta! and Friends of the Earth France,...

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