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Statement of Indigenous Participants at the Consultation on the World Bank's Draft Policy on Indigenous Peoples (OP/BP 4.10) - Dhaka, Bangladesh

This statement was jointly issued by representatives of the National Adivasi Coordination Committee, Bangladesh Adivasi Forum, Hill Tracts NGO Forum, Committee for the Protection of Forest and Land Rights in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Hill Women's Federation, Rakhain Development Foundation, Mro Social Council, Tripura Kalyan Foundation, Khashia Students’ Association, Bawm Social Council, Trinamul Unnayan Sangstha, Zabarang Kalyan Samiti, Abima Garo Youth Association (AGYA), Society for Environment & Human Development (SEHD) and Taungya, and included representatives of the Bawm, Chakma, Garo, Khasi, Marma, Mro, Rakhain, Santal, Tanchangya and Tripura peoples from different parts of Bangladesh. The list of signatories is annexed hereto.

Sold Down the River. The need to control transnational forestry corporations: a European case study.

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The EU's role in forest resource management is examined in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. Profiles of 16 European-owned companies illustrate their impacts on the local populations, the environment and the economy.

73 pages   Paperback   Published by Forests Monitor

The Bitter Fruit of Oil Palm: Dispossession and Deforestation

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Soap, lipsticks, chocolate or perfumes are products not usually associated with deforestation and human rights abuses in the tropics. However, as one of their components is palm oil, these abuses can easily occur. WRM has brought together research and local struggles in a book designed as a tool for action, and including three representative cases from Africa, Asia and Latin America.