One month after the confrontation between land owners in southern Sierra Leone and the SOCFIN Agricultural Company, Green Scenery published a 13-page report on the clamp down on community members who have been advocating for their rights to their land.
Sunny Ajele, talks about how life for the communities in Edo State Nigeria has changed with the expansion of the oil palm plantations by a SOCFIN subsidiary
Austrian farmers working in Hungary could be forced off their land under new laws initiated by Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a prospect that angers Vienna and could revive conflict between Orban and Brussels.
The long fight between the people of Joghban and other surrounding clans and the Equatorial Palm Oil Company seems to be over.
A member of the Suku Anak Dalam indigenous community was killed and five others were injured during a clash with security forces on an oil palm concession owned by PT Asiatic Persada in Sumatra.
China's biggest grains trader COFCO Corp is in talks to buy Noble Group Ltd's agribusiness arm in a deal that would value the division at around $1 billion.
A new report on a government-sanctioned land grab in Senegal shows a new deal that threatens thousands of Peul pastoralists in the rural Ndiel area.
Indonesia's East Kalimantan provincial administration has set aside a 400,000 hectare plot of land for agricultural development for investors.
China's COFCO has acquired a 51% share of Nidera to establish a strategic partnership.
The CEO of Emirates Investments Group calls for investment "in agricultural land abroad or leasing land to a professional who can manage it more efficiently with better practices."
“Crony companies” with extreme wealth and political leverage have become the new driver of land grabs in different parts of Burma, often financially backed by foreign investors.
Loggers have used Special Agriculture and Business Leases to take control of over 5 million hectares of forest – more than 10% of Papua New Guinea’s total landmass.