Coronavirus and forest communities

COVID-19 is a global threat, the full effects of which we don’t yet know. What we do know is that many indigenous peoples and local communities are now, and will continue to, face challenges beyond those that we are all experiencing.

Secure land tenure: The legal battles of the Bagyeli

Indigenous Bagyeli communities in Cameroon are appealing to the United Nations and national courts to save their lands and forests, which are in the process of being given to large agri-business interests by the State.

PRESS RELEASE: World’s largest sovereign wealth fund divests from Peruvian consumer goods giant over human rights violations and deforestation in palm oil supply chain

This week, Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, has divested all its holdings in Peru’s largest consumer goods company, Alicorp S.A.A., after it was revealed that the company was acquiring palm oil from a plantation linked to serious violations of indigenous peoples land right