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Land Grabbing

“A door opener for clean, fair procedures”

26.11.2020

In Liberia, human rights have allegedly been violated on rubber plantations managed from Switzerland. Instead of taking up mediation offers, the Socfin group pr…

Addax Bioenergy Project

19.11.2020

There is an urgent need to invest in alternative farming methods for the communities. The land is their most valuable resource, and farming is already their way of life, such investment is c…

Friends of the Earth Groups an supporters file complaint against ING for financing palm oil abuses

05.07.2019

Today Friends of the Earth groups Milieudefensie (NL), Sustainable Development Institute (Liberia) and WALHI (Indonesia) file a OECD complaint against the Dutch…

FTA Switzerland – Indonesia: Respect human rights and nature – keep palm oil outside!

02.02.2018

Open letter to Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann: Palm oil must be excluded from the free trade agreement between Switzerland and Indonesia.

No improvement in Sierra Leone

21.12.2017

After the takeover of the failed Addax project by Sunbird Bioenergy Africa Ltd, the situation for those affected has not improved.

Palm oil leads to land grabbing

04.09.2017

Bread for all and the Swiss Catholic Lenten Fund call on retailers and manufacturers in Switzerland to reduce their use of palm oil.