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Article
7 December 2010

Huile de palme : quatre associations portent plainte auprès de l’OCDE contre Bolloré et ses partenaires

Auteur: David Naulin, Cdurable.info

Quatre associations [Sherpa, l’association caritative de l’église catholique allemande Misereor, le Centre pour l’environnement et le développement (CED, Cameroun) et la Fondation camerounaise d’actions rationalisées et de formation sur l...

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6 October 2011
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Auteur: Intl. Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

Over the past years, [Economic land concessions] have dramatically increased in Cambodia and are the subject of severe criticisms by civil society organisations and international organisations for fuelling human rights abuses, for leading to the...

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1 November 2011
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Auteur: Jessica McDiarmid, Inter Press Service (IPS)

The adoption of international guidelines to regulate so-called land grabs has been pushed to next year after negotiators failed to agree on conditions for large-scale land investments and enforcement. The guidelines, in the making for several years,...

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11 April 2012
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Auteur: Claire Provost, and Paige McClanahan, Guardian [UK]

Ten years after the end of civil war in Sierra Leone, the government is taking great pains to attract large-scale agribusiness investments, which it says will help boost exports and employment opportunities. But some local NGOs and civil society...

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5 March 2013
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Auteur: Jennifer Kennedy, CorpWatch

Addax Bioenergy…is jeopardizing the livelihoods of thousands of subsistence farmers…according to the Sierra Leone Network on the Right to Food (SiLNoRF) and Brot Für Alle (Bread for All)... Addax has planted…sugar cane on large areas of productive land...

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Article
3 June 2013

[PDF] Rapport du Point de contact national français chargé du suivi des principes directeurs de l’OCDE à l’intention des entreprises multinationales

Auteur: Point de contact national français - OCDE

Le Point de contact national (PCN) pour la mise en œuvre des Principes directeurs de l’OCDE à l’intention des entreprises multinationales a été saisi le 3 décembre 2010 par un groupe de quatre [ONG] et associations camerounaises, française, et...

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1 September 2013
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Auteur: CIDSE

Human rights due diligence has been receiving greater attention from policymakers, businesses and civil society groups since the adoption of the United Nations (UN) Protect, Respect and Remedy Framework in 2008 and its Guiding Principles on Business ...

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10 December 2013
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Auteur: Tommy Trenchard, Reuters

Police in Sierra Leone opened fire on Tuesday on an armed protest against the expansion of palm oil plantations...by...Socfin Group, a police chief said. The Luxembourg-registered company, part of the business empire of...Vincent Bollore, has been...

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18 February 2014
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Article
21 January 2015
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Auteur: Umaru Fofana, Reuters

'Belgian, Zimbabwean shot in land protest in Sierra Leone', 17 Jan 2015: A Belgian and a Zimbabwean working for…Socfin…have been shot during a protest over land rights…The…company…is embroiled in a bitter feud with local landowners in the Malen...

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