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
Send a message to Herakles Farms and All for Africa demanding they stop destroying tropical rainforest and local livelihoods and ask the Government of Cameroon to listen to the voices of the Cameroonian people.
The financial collapse of a project by UK-based Sun Biofuels shows how the development dream can quickly turn into a nightmare for local people.
Greenpeace et Oakland Institute publient deux rapports dénonçant les conditions dans lesquelles se font des investissements dans la production d'huile de palme en Afrique, critiquant en particulier le projet de la société américaine Herakles.
An American owned company with a track record of illegality and links to private equity giant Blackstone Group is threatening to destroy rainforests and dislocate local communities in Cameroon, Africa.