Palmoil-protest in Sierra Leone

The belgian-luxembourgian Socfin-group is planting 65 square-kilometer for palmoil plantations  for export to Europe, for food, cosmetics and biodiesel. In Pujehun in the southeast of Sierra Leone the government of Sierra Leone leased this area for at least 50 years. 24 villages are fighting for their land rights to continue with their traditional agriculture and secure their livelihood. These 24 villages formed a group called MALOA to improve their rights, but they are facing violence…

To sign the protest please visit: https://www.regenwald.org/aktion/930/sierra-leone-fuer-palmoel-protest-in-den-knast