Film chronicles the experiences of communities in PNG--giving a voice to those who are losing their land and natural resources to illegal logging operations and palm oil companies.
Violent corporate land grabbing is driven by logging corporations operating with little oversight in some of the world’s largest rainforests, all with the direct complicity of many politicians.
Papua New Guinea is the latest known victim in a modern era of land grabs orchestrated by foreign corporations according to an investigative report and a film.
Anuradha Mittal of the Oakland Institute speaks abouthow farmers in Ethiopia are being pushed off their land to make way for multinational agribusiness.
World bank rekindles assumptions that land registration would give farmers access to low-cost credit, improve yields, and that Africa has abundant “surplus land” which should be delineated and identified in order to be acquired by land developers.
The embattled Herakles Farms palm oil plantation project in Cameroon appears to have now gone off the rails
Two new reports from the Oakland Institute show how Western development assistance is supporting forced evictions and massive violations of human rights in Ethiopia.
Company documents provided to the Oakland Institute contain evidence that Herakles Farms is misleading investors, local communities, the Cameroonian government, and the general public.
This historic divestment marks the first full divestment made by Vanderbilt in response to student pressure
Le Oakland Institute, un think-tank américain respecté pour la qualité de ses travaux, épingle les pratiques de la Socfin, une filiale du groupe Bolloré en Sierra Leone.
A day-long conference will be held on Feb. 6, 2013 at the India International Centre, New Delhi to deliberate on the ongoing land takeover in India and in African countries like Ethiopia by Indian companies.
New report from Oakland Institute looks at private equity funds betting heavily on agriculture