Cameroon women denounce "destruction" of forests and community by agribusiness giants

01.04.2020 Local women fight back against controversial palm oil, rubber firms accused of destroying community way of life and responsible for widespread deforestation 

Feronia guard reportedly acquitted of Congolese activist’s murder

17.02.2020 Local rights group “shocked and outraged" after court dismisses charges against employee

Feronia’s EU funders look to act after report exposes Congo palm abuses

15.01.2020 Major development banks commit to addressing reports of worker abuses, environmental pollution and other malpractices at controversial Feronia palm oil sites

Community leaders arrested near Feronia’s Congo palm oil site, NGO claims

23.09.2019 Locals opposed to palm oil giant reportedly beaten by police and security guards

Activists face deadly risks in protecting lands from global agribusiness

07.08.2019 Global Witness report reveals 164 land defenders murdered in 2018

Environmentalist murdered near disputed DRC palm oil project

29.07.2019 Killing of Joël Imbangola Lunea allegedly linked to ongoing unrest at Feronia site 

Global brands’ zero-deforestation pledges prove hollow as 50 million hectares of forest vanish

12.06.2019 An area twice the size of the UK has been cleared for agribusiness globally since 2010 as illegal cultivation practices of multinational firms add to forest destruction

Military open fire on DRC communities protesting oil palm development

22.03.2019 Tensions between local communities in DRC and Canadian oil palm company Feronia have escalated in recent months

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