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Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable Rise and ...

Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable Rise and Dubious Reform of Grupo Dinant

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Oil palm in the 2020s and beyond: challenges and solutions

Background Oil palm, Elaeis guineensis, is by far the most important global oil crop, supplying about 40% of all traded vegetable oil. Palm oils are key dietary components consumed daily by over three billion people, mostly in Asia, and also have a wide range of important non-food uses including in cleansing and sanitizing products. Main body Oil palm is a perennial crop with a > 25-year life ...

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honduras and the dirty war fuelled by the west's drive for clean energy

Honduras and the dirty war fuelled by the west's drive for clean energy

Tue 7 Jan 2014 02.00 EST. 44. T he west's drive to reduce its carbon footprint cheaply is fuelling a dirty war in Honduras, where US-backed security forces are implicated in the murder ...

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palm oil production in honduras - the violence of development

Palm oil production in Honduras - The Violence of Development

Honduras is the biggest exporter of palm oil in Central America, accounting for around 45per cent of its production. About 50 per cent of Honduran palm oil is exported. [3] Most production is still concentrated along the Caribbean coast of Honduras with about 68,000 hectares of palm planted along the coastal plains of Atlántida and the Sula ...

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The Garifuna in Honduras: A History of Pillage and Dispossession ...

The Violence of Palm Oil. Honduras is the biggest exporter of palm oil in Central America. In the last two decades, its production has increased by 560%, making it the third largest producer in Latin America and eight largest in the world. This productivity increase has been propelled by a favorable global context where both demand and supply ...

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In Brazil, a heavily fined firm is also accused of waging a ‘palm oil ...

Beyond the accusations of violence, a database compiled by the journalism alliance Tras las huellas de la palma (Following the palm prints) has also found that BBF is the palm oil company with the ...

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China’s Inexorable Rise to Superpower Is History Repeating Itself

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Is the President of Honduras a Narco-Trafficker? - The New Yorker

November 8, 2021. Juan Orlando Hernández, the President of Honduras, in 2019. A crucial U.S. partner in stemming immigration, Hernández has been accused of involvement in the drug trade ...

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deadly harvest: how demand for palm oil is fuelling corruption in honduras

Deadly harvest: how demand for palm oil is fuelling corruption in Honduras

Cruz, 28, is one of four park rangers dedicated to protecting national parks and monitoring illegal oil palm crops in Honduras. It is a high-risk job: groups linked to the exploitation of palm oil ...

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Honduran Farmers Sue World Bank Group for Human Rights Violations

The result was an explosion of extreme violence by public and private security forces against the farmers, their movement leaders, and lawyers representing them. Over 100 farmers have been killed since November 2009 when the IFC disbursed the first half of a $30 million loan to Dinant; and the number of killings continues to grow today.

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palm oil and extreme violence in honduras: the inexorable rise and ...

Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable Rise and ...

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Land grabs, forests & finance: Issue brief #7 Land grabbing, palm oil ...

The Honduran palm oil company Grupo Dinant pro-vides an extreme example of the link between palm oil and land grabbing. Grupo Dinant, owned by a single wealthy individual,5 has a track record of violence that implicates it in some of the most serious abuses of human rights in Central America today. Grupo Dinant has been associated

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How Honduras became one of the most dangerous countries to defend ...

Honduras became one of the most dangerous countries in the world to defend natural resources and land rights after the 2009 coup ushered in an autocratic pro-business government – which remains ...

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palm oil and extreme violence in honduras: the inexorable rise and ...

Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable Rise and ...

Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable Rise and Dubious Reform of Grupo Dinant Monday, 08 December 2014 11:11 By Jeff Conant, Truthout | News Analysis As one of the fastest growing global commodities, palm oil has recently earned a reputation as a major contributor to tropical deforestation and, therefore, to climate change as well.

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‘it’s getting worse’: national parks in honduras hit hard by palm oil

‘It’s getting worse’: National parks in Honduras hit hard by palm oil

By 2010, Jeanette Kawas National Park, which sits along the coast in northern Honduras, had lost approximately 40 square kilometers (15 square miles) to oil palm plantations. Nearby Punta Izopo ...

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Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable Rise and ...

Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable Rise and Dubious Reform of Grupo Dinant Monday, 08 December 2014 11:11 By Jeff Conant, Truthout | News Analysis As one of the fastest growing global commodities, palm oil has recently earned a reputation as a major contributor to tropical deforestation and, therefore, to climate change as well.

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palm oil and extreme violence in honduras: the inexorable rise and ...

Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable Rise and ...

Because oil palm trees, native to West Africa, require the same conditions as tropical rainforests, nearly every drop of palm oil that hits the global market comes at the expense of natural forests that have been, or will be, burned, bulldozed and replaced with plantations.

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palm oil and extreme violence in honduras: the inexorable rise and ...

Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable Rise and ...

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Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras : The Inexorable Rise and ...

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274 subscribers in the TheNAU community. This a place to share news, and ideas about a more integrated North America. What challenges does North…

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palm oil and extreme violence in honduras: the inexorable rise and ...

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Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable Rise and Dubious Reform of Grupo Dinant Honduras, with Grupo Dinant and land grabs, is producing the world’s bloodiest palm oil. By Jeff Conant , T ruthout December 8, 2014

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palm oil and extreme violence in honduras: the inexorable rise and ...

Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable Rise and ...

As one of the fastest growing global commodities, palm oil has recently earned a reputation as a major contributor to tropical deforestation and, therefore, to climate change as well. About 50 million metric tons of palm oil is produced per year – more than double the amount produced a decade ago – and this growth appears likely to continue for the foreseeable future.

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deadly harvest: how demand for palm oil is fuelling corruption in honduras

Deadly harvest: how demand for palm oil is fuelling corruption in Honduras

Cruz, 28, is one of four park rangers dedicated to protecting national parks and monitoring illegal oil palm crops in Honduras. It is a high-risk job: groups linked to the exploitation of palm oil ...

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palm oil and blood in honduras’ ongoing conflict

Palm Oil and Blood In Honduras’ Ongoing Conflict

The Tumbador “finca,” an African palm plantation, sits on a swampy low floodplain about a mile or so from the Caribbean. To get there, you have to turn off the deteriorating two-lane road to Trujillo — the last big town on Honduras’ north coast before the road gives way to the Moskitia rainforest — and then descend a rutted dirt road through tropical scrub, the ocean’s azure ...

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how honduras became one of the most dangerous countries to defend ...

How Honduras became one of the most dangerous countries to defend ...

According to a recent report by the UN Working Group on business and human rights, the “root cause of most social conflicts [in Honduras] is the systematic lack of transparency and meaningful...

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‘it’s getting worse’: national parks in honduras hit hard by palm oil

‘It’s getting worse’: National parks in Honduras hit hard by palm oil

by Max Radwin on 11 April 2019 Mongabay Series: Forest Trackers, Global Palm Oil Production of oil palm has risen by nearly 560 percent in Honduras over the past two decades, making the country the eighth-largest producer worldwide and number three in the Americas.

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honduras and the dirty war fuelled by the west's drive for clean energy

Honduras and the dirty war fuelled by the west's drive for clean energy

Tue 7 Jan 2014 02.00 EST. 44. T he west's drive to reduce its carbon footprint cheaply is fuelling a dirty war in Honduras, where US-backed security forces are implicated in the murder ...

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honduran paramilitaries violently infiltrate land rights groups

Honduran Paramilitaries Violently Infiltrate Land Rights Groups

A truck loaded with harvested palm drives through a plantation before being processed for palm oil in La Confianza, Honduras, on October 17, 2020. Photo: Seth Berry for The Intercept

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the garifuna in honduras: a history of pillage and dispossession ...

The Garifuna in Honduras: A History of Pillage and Dispossession ...

The Violence of Palm Oil. Honduras is the biggest exporter of palm oil in Central America. In the last two decades, its production has increased by 560%, making it the third largest producer in Latin America and eight largest in the world. This productivity increase has been propelled by a favorable global context where both demand and supply ...

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