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The Guardian Sustainable Business

The palm oil company at the centre of a bitter land rights struggle in Cameroon

Victoria Schneider in Cameroon

Monday 27 July 2015 08.45 EDT

 

Local residents complain expansion plans by Socapalm, Cameroon’s biggest palm oil company, will take over land that belongs to them. Read the full article here: http://gu.com/p/4bx7m/sbl

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28 August 2018
Cameroon

Cameroon’s Code on transparency and good governance is finally here. The law promises to remove the shroud of secrecy that has hovered over contracts and concessions the government has signed with natural resource investors.

 

Legal activism key to securing land rights during new investment phase
20 March 2018
Cameroon

In the face of rapid changes, how can people in Cameroon ensure they get the best deal to protect their land?

In the shade of a local school’s corrugated iron roof, a group of men and women debate what to do.

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Le CED s’est donné pour mission de contribuer à la protection des droits, des intérêts, de la culture et les aspirations des communautés locales et autochtones des forêts d’Afrique Centrale, par la promotion de la justice environnementale et de la gestion durable des ressources naturelles dans la région.

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