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29 Jun 2015The Star
Tycoon wants to make Indonesia global player in food supply
Peter Sondakh, the Rajawali Group chairman and chief executive officer, has set his sight on making his company a global giant in the palm oil business and sees PNG as the game changer for the industry.
26 Jun 2015The Malaysian Insider
FGV defends Eagle High purchase from Indonesian tycoon
State-controlled Felda Global Ventures Bhd (FGV)said it needs more land bank and has been looking outside Malaysia for some time to boost its portfolio, including Africa, Myanmar and Indonesia.
23 Jun 2015Pambazuka
Land grabs in Liberia: The people rise up
The Liberian government’s refusal to recognize and respect rural people’s customary land rights is marginalizing and destabilizing local communities, leading to full-scale conflict.
18 Jun 2015Awas Mifee
Felda Global Ventures buys Rajawali’s Sugar Operations, 37% of all plantations
Malaysian company Felda Global Ventures buys 37% of PT Eagle High Plantations Tbk in ambitious move to become "ASEAN’s largest sugar hub”
16 Jun 2015ANN
Malaysia's Felda Global Ventures defends Indonesia deal
Acquisition of Eagle High Plantations includes a total land bank of 425,000ha with 67 per cent in Kalimantan and the rest spread across Papua, Sulawesi and Sumatra.
10 Jun 2015FERN
EU investors, land grabs and deforestation: case-studies
European banks and investors are a major source of finance for large-scale destructive agriculture; forestry; and pulp and paper projects.
23 Mar 2015Sun Star
Malaysian firm to develop 1,000-hectare for oil palm
An official of Davao City, Philippines said Monday that a Malaysian company is set to develop a 1,000-hectare property for oil palm in Marilog District.
06 Mar 2015Reuters
Genting Plantations, Musim Mas to build 600,000 t/y palm refinery
Malaysian oil palm planter Genting Plantations Bhd said it has entered into an agreement with Indonesia's Musim Mas Group to build a 300 million ringgit ($82.17 million) palm oil refinery in the Borneo island of Sabah.
03 Mar 2015Reuters
Malaysia's Sime Darby completes $1.74 bln New Britain Palm Oil buy
Sime Darby Plantation Bhd, has completed the acquisition of PNG-based New Britain Palm Oil Ltd, adding 135,000 hectares to its land bank.
20 Feb 2015TuK Indonesia
Tycoon-controlled oil palm groups in Indonesia
25 large tycoon business groups control 3.1 million hectares of the total planted oil palm plantation in Indonesia. And another 2 million hectares of undeveloped land banks under control.
06 Feb 2015STOP PALM OIL
Let's say no to palm oil in our foods!
STOP PALM OIL
28 Jan 2015Ecofin
Equatorial Palm Oil investira 20,5 millions de $ dans sa joint-venture au Liberia
EPO a l'ambition d'augmenter ses superficies exploitées au Liberia de 50 000 hectares d’ici 10 ans, et de doubler ce chiffre en 20 ans.

The Declaration of the Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles launched in Dakar at the African Social Forum in October 2014 and reworked in Tunis at the World Social Forum in March 2015 is open for signature and engagement.


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