Golden Veroleum Liberia
Headquarters in Liberia
Golden Agri-Resources is a major shareholder of Golden Veroleum Liberia.
Liberia: Government drafts guidelines for free, prior & informed consent to curb land conflicts between local communities & businesses
Author: FrontPage Africa
"Liberia: Government Drafts Guidelines for Free, Prior Informed Consent", 21 May 2019....
Liberia: Lawyer forced into exile after fighting palm oil industry receives Goldman Environmental Prize
Author: Abdi Latif Dahir, Quartz Africa
"How challenging the powerful global palm oil industry forced a Liberian lawyer into exile", 29 April 2019....
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Liberia: NGOs develop new advocacy strategies to hold oil palm producers accountable for environmental & human rights concerns where the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil falls short
Author: Cewhy Kwanue, Daily Observer
"Green Advocates, IDI Develop New Tools to Hold Oil Palm Farmers Accountable for Environmental and Human Rights Violations", 7 January 2019....
Global Witness report alleges EU investors help bankroll human rights & environmental abuses; incl. co responses
On 6 September 2018, Global Witness published a new briefing paper on the role that EU-based investors have played in supporting projects linked to human rights abuses, land grabs and large-scale environmental destruction. The report argues that while...
Poor, marginalised communities face land threats from mining, infrastructure, renewable energy - secure tenure rights urgently needed
Author: Rights and Resources Initiative (USA)
From Risk and Conflict to Peace and Prosperity - The Urgency of securing Community Land Rights in a Turbulent World, Feb. 2017...
Liberia: NGOs say rights advocates working with communities against abuses by Golden Veroleum under threat; appeal for action
Author: Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, (Switzerland)
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Liberia...The Observatory has been informed by...
Report finds corrupt land deals result in displacement & increased poverty; provides recommendations to prevent human rights harms
Author: Olivier De Schutter, former UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, Global Witness
"Tainted Lands: Corruption in Large-Scale Land Deals," 15 Nov 2016...
Liberia: Golden Veroleum's palm oil expansion projects reportedly "bringing jobs but dividing communities"
Author: Clair MacDougall, The Guardian (UK)
"Liberia: the growth of a new palm oil frontier: Golden Veroleum Liberia is building one of the largest palm oil plantations in the civil-war scarred country, bringing jobs but dividing communities", 20 Oct 2016...