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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Rapid growth of palm oil industry tramples indigenous peoples' rights, says report

Rapid growth of palm oil industry tramples indigenous peoples' rights, says report

Date : 30th August 2010, Source : Mongabay



Rapid expansion of oil palm plantations across Southeast Asia have run roughshod over customary tenure systems, resulting in exploitation of local communities, conflict, and outright human rights abuses, reports a new assessment of the palm oil sector by the Forest Peoples Programme (FPP), an international indigenous rights group.

http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0830-palm_oil_fpp.html





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