- Mbonjo sits in the heart of Cameroon’s country’s largest oil palm and rubber-producing region. In 2000, state-owned oil palm plantations around the village were acquired by Société Financière des Caoutchoucs (Socfin), a Belgian holding company that operates palm oil and rubber plantations through dozens of subsidiaries across Africa and Southeast Asia.
This special bulletin wants to pay tribute to the forest communities and peasant families around the world who despite all odds and difficulties due to the Covid-19 pandemic – including the movement restrictions imposed by governments and the corporate and elite profit-seeking abuses -, have still managed to practice solidarity:
The campaign against Cameroon’s agribusiness titans was reenergised in March after women living near several controversial plantations denounced the loss of community lands and rights, and the destruction of native forests.
O Aspire Grant Program fornece subsídios de pesquisa de até US $ 5.000 para estudantes de graduação africanos e profissionais de início de carreira que trabalham nas áreas de biodiversidade, conservação e sustentabilidade ambiental na região da Bacia do Congo.
Por que a bacia do Congo?
The ruthless quest for gold in eastern Cameroon has left the landscape peppered with deadly open pits
Open Letter to Socfin, 29th April 2020:
We demand justice and safety for workers on Socfin’s rubber/oil palm plantations during the Covid-19 pandemic
Dear board members and shareholders,
Les PCN français, belge et luxembourgeois ont été saisis le 3 décembre 2010 par un collectif de quatre ONG dont l'association Sherpa.
Estão abertas inscrições para o Prêmio GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize, que é uma competição pan-africana de jovens empreendedores (as) inovadores (as) que buscam a oportunidade de financiamento de projetos no setor agroalimentar no continente Africano.