Land conflicts and shady finances plague DR Congo palm oil company backed by development funds

Written by  Entraide et Fraternité

Land conflicts and shady finances plague DR Congo palm oil company backed by development funds
01 December 2016

European and US development funds are bankrolling palm oil company Feronia Inc despite land and labour conflicts at its plantations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). New information now raises questions as to whether the Canadian-based company misused millions of taxpayer dollars destined for international aid by way of companies connected to a high-level DRC politician.

Report by Entraide et Fraternité (CIDSE's member in Belgium), RIAO-RDC, AEFJN, GRAIN, SOS Faim, UMOYA, urgewald, War on Want and WRM


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