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18 Sep 2013Oakland Institute
Will Cameroon bear the brunt of Herakles’ implosion?
The embattled Herakles Farms palm oil plantation project in Cameroon appears to have now gone off the rails
17 Jul 2013Oakland Institute
Fingerprints of international aid on forced relocation, repression, and human rights abuse in Ethiopia
Two new reports from the Oakland Institute show how Western development assistance is supporting forced evictions and massive violations of human rights in Ethiopia.
22 May 2013Oakland Institute
Herakles Exposed: The truth behind Herakles Farms false promises in Cameroon
Company documents provided to the Oakland Institute contain evidence that Herakles Farms is misleading investors, local communities, the Cameroonian government, and the general public.
13 Feb 2013Oakland Institute
Vanderbilt University divests from "land grab" in Africa
This historic divestment marks the first full divestment made by Vanderbilt in response to student pressure
04 Feb 2013Reuters
Une filiale de Bolloré épinglée pour sa gestion des terres en Afrique
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.
23 Jan 2013Oakland Institute
Convention on the great land grab saga in Ethiopia and India
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.
04 Dec 2012Oakland Institute
It's 2 am in Africa -- Do you know what your pension fund is doing there?
New report from Oakland Institute looks at private equity funds betting heavily on agriculture
21 Nov 2012Oakland Institute
Take action to stop palm oil plantations from destroying Africa's ancient rainforests and local livelihoods in Cameroon
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.
16 Oct 2012Redeye
Tanzanian villagers pay for biofuel investment disaster
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.
05 Sep 2012Le Monde
L'huile de palme, nouvel eldorado pour l'Afrique ?
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.
04 Sep 2012OI/Greenpeace
Oakland Institute, Greenpeace expose new US corporation’s land grab in Africa
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.
09 Jul 2012Oakland Institute
Lives on hold
AgriSol's land deal in Tanzania creates an uncertain future for more than 160,000 people

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26 Apr 2014 - Berkeley, CA
Our land: a symposium on farmland access in the 21st century
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28 Apr 2014 - New York
Global AgInvesting 2014
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