Posts Tagged with "plantations"

Palm Oil’s Effects On Communities Around The World

Thursday, October 21, 2010

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Did you see The New York Times Op-Ed on Saturday titled “The World Bank’s Palm Oil Mistake“? I sure did. The author, Thompson Ayodele, provided a narrow perspective on the World Bank’s recent decision to continue it’s freeze on new lending to palm oil projects around the world until it’s framework and strategy is clarified. [...]

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Questions Raised on Billion Dollar Indonesia-Norway Deal

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

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Last week, Norman Jiwan of Sawit Watch, an Indonesian NGO ally concerned with the ongoing adverse social and environmental impacts of palm oil plantations, wrote an op-ed in the Jakarta Post. The op-ed entitled, Deforestation moratorium is not panacea?, stated his view on the recently signed $1 billion dollar Indonesia-Norway Letter of Intent (LoI) which [...]

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Cargill’s Lies About Palm Oil

Thursday, May 27, 2010

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In response to our report on Cargill’s problems with palm oil in Indonesia released earlier this month, Cargill has been denying that it clears and burns rainforest for palm oil plantations in a public statement entitled, “Cargill sets the record straight on the false allegations made by RAN in its 2010 report.” Cargill’s response begins [...]

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