Right to food
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Author: Nick Young, Africanarguments.com
"We’ll be like a museum”: Lamu locals fear huge regional infrastructure plan"...
NGOs say initiative to improve food security in Africa through agribusiness has failed in Senegal; call for more support to peasants farmers esp. women
Author: Cadre de Concertation et de Coopération des Ruraux(CNCR) & others, in www.farmlangrab.org
"Letter addressed to the Government of Senegal, G7 members state, and the African Union"...
OECD Watch: Out of 18 OECD Guidelines complaints filed in 2017, 13 provided no remedy for victims of corporate abuse
Author: OECD Watch
"The State of Remedy under the OECD Guidelines: Understanding NCP cases completed in 2017 through the lens of remedy", 18 June 2018...
Nigeria: Local community says pollution by Wilmar has compromised their livelihoods; company denies allegations
Author: Kingston Obung, BluePrint (Nigeria)
"Land grab: Cross River community wants firm to pay compensation"...
- Related companies: Wilmar International
Nigeria: NGO claims deforestation by Okumu Oil Palm has led to loss of livelihood for local communities; company denies allegation & threaten to sue NGO
Friends of the Earth Nigeria (FoEN) has claimed that deforestation by Palm Oil company has compromised the livelihoods of local communities in Nigeria. In response, the company has denied the allegations & threatened to sue to NGO for 'false'...
Dem. Rep. of Congo: Peasant farmers worry expansion of palm oil production will increase food insecurity & loss of land
Author: World Rainforest Movement
"Democratic Republic of Congo: Turning peasant lands once more into oil palm monocultures"...