Oil palm plantation and land grab (GRAIN / AfricaFiles)

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Sierra Leone farmers reject land grab for oil palm plantation

Summary & Comment: “This is the third of a series of interviews about resistance to the expansion of industrial oil palm plantations in West and Central Africa… Members of communities affected by these monoculture plantations and civil society organisations from Africa, Europe, the Americas and Asia met in Calabar, Nigeria from 2–5 November 2013. They shared testimonies and analysis of the consequences of the rapid and brutal expansion of monoculture oil palm plantations by multinational companies in different communities and countries.

Author: GRAIN    Date Written: 7 January 2014
Primary Category: Food and Land

Document Origin: GRAIN
Secondary Category: Western Region

Source URL: http://www.grain.org/article/entries/484


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