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14 Jul 2014PPP
Projet d'agrocarburants en Sierra Léone : Les propriétaires fonciers exigent une renégociation des contrats de location des terres
Depuis mi-mai l’entreprise suisse Addax Bioenergy produit des agrocarburants en Sierra Leone, mais il règne une insatisfaction liée aux contrats de location des terres.
24 Jun 2014SiLNoRF
SiLNoRF and Bread For All release 2014 Annual Monitoring Report on the Addax Bioenergy Project in Sierra Leone
The Sierra Leone Network on the Right to Food and Bread For All release this year’s Monitoring Report on the sugarcane-to-ethanol project of the Swiss firm Addax Bioenergy.
12 Sep 2013Concord Times
Farmers in Bombali, Tonkolili worried about losing land
Farmers in Bombali and Tonkolili districts in northern Sierra Leone have said that land grabbing by multi-national companies and massive timber logging are some of the barriers to sustainable agriculture in the two districts.
03 Sep 2013The Independent
Biofuel project funded by UK ‘leaves Africans without food’
DfID accused of assisting land grab in Sierra Leone by providing aid for European energy business
28 Aug 2013Swedfund International
Sierra Leone Climbing out of poverty
Swedfund film focuses on the people living in the Sierra Leone countryside affected by the Addax Bioenergy sugarcane project.
26 Jul 2013Guardian
Sierra Leone's smallholder farmers 'worse off' after large land deals
Push to lure foreign investors has led to a rise in social problems, sparking fears of a return to conflict, warns NGO
26 Jul 2013ALLAT
Sierra Leone land grabs increase poverty and hunger says ALLAT
A new report, ‘Who Is Benefitting?', examines the impact on local communities of large land leases held by three investors in Sierra Leone.
11 Apr 2013Heute
Österreich soll Landraub in Sierra Leone finanzieren
Nationale und internationale Nichtregierungsorganisationen (NGOs) erheben schwere Vorwürfe gegen Österreich. Indirekt werde von der Österreichischen Entwicklungsbank (OeEB), ein Unternehmen der Republik Österreich, ein Projekt finanziert, das Landraub (Landgrabbing) in Sierra Leone betreibe.
15 Mar 2013Pain pour le prochain
Un organe de certification suisse de "biocarburants durables" légitime l'accaparement des terres
La Plateforme "agrocarburants" est consternée par la certification accordée à l'entreprise genevoise Addax Bioenergy par la Table ronde sur les biocarburants durables (RSB).
12 Mar 2013SEM
Worreh Yeama people say no to Addax Bioenergy
On 2 March, officials of Swiss company Addax Bioenergy went to install pegs on a large stretch of boli land without reference to the owners of the land and in contrast with the lease agreement which says the company shall only concentrate on the upland.
12 Mar 2013Basta !
Accaparement des terres : quand les agrocarburants menacent la sécurité alimentaire
Alors que 13 000 personnes vivraient sur les terres allouées à Addax Bioenergy, le réseau Silnorf demande que « le droit à la sécurité alimentaire soit effectivement mis en œuvre en Sierra Leone ».
05 Mar 2013Swedwatch
“No land, no power”
Executive summary of Swedwatch's report on the Swedfund-supported Addax Bioenergy project in Sierra Leone

Stop the judicial harrassment of land rights defenders in Sierra Leone! Take action to support members of the Malen Land Owners and Users Association defending their lands against SOCFIN.

The Dakar declaration against water and land grabbing, drafted and endorsed by the African Social Forum in October 2014, is now open to sign-ons. Please read it, add your organisation's name and get involved!

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