Sime Darby Plantation Bhd, has completed the acquisition of PNG-based New Britain Palm Oil Ltd, adding 135,000 hectares to its land bank.
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.
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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.
PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) held a forum on the state of indigenous people’s rights with the European Union (EU) Delegation to Malaysia highlighted pressing issues affecting indigenous communities in Sarawak.
There’s little doubt that the use of palm oil is expanding rapidly throughout the world, and with it the need for millions of hectares of land to grow oil palm trees. The results can be devastating for local communities.
Ethiopia is selling off vast chunks of its land to foreign investors who are growing food products for export — and those who get in the government's way are being killed or silenced.
The report uncovers the truth behind a reported massacre of 30 to 50 Suri people in May 2012 near a 30,000-hectare Malaysian-owned Koka plantation.
Indonesia’s attractiveness for being the preferred destination of Malaysian oil palm planters has been shaken by reports of the country’s plan for a plantation bill that will limit foreign ownership to 30% from the present 95%.
Indonesian lawmakers are looking to restrict foreign ownership of plantations to no more than 30 per cent from a maximum of 95% currently.
Si le projet est terminé d’ici 2020, la République de Guinée offrira une superficie de terres représentant le double de la première proposition.
Guinea's Minister of Trade, Marc Yombouno, says that if the Malaysian company completes the project within five years the Republic of Guinea will provide the company with an additional 100,000 ha.