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BBC One Planet - Land grab in Africa
Published: 13 Apr 2012
Posted in:  Liberia | Sime Darby
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In 2011, citizens from more than 15 towns and villages near Sime Darby Plantation in Grand Cape Mount County threatened that the company would face stiff resistance if it intends further extension of the concession. (Image courtesy The News, Liberia)
BBC One Planet | 13 April 2012

Pricing nature and protecting journalists - and a land grab in Africa

We hear from Liberia, where foreign investment is finally starting to flood in after years of civil war. Big international companies are arriving and taking over vast areas of the country - in a move some local farmers and activists describe as a land grab.


  
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The Declaration of the Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles launched in Dakar at the African Social Forum in October 2014 and reworked in Tunis at the World Social Forum in March 2015 is open for signature and engagement.


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