The Tentacles of Bollore-Socfin Stretch Far and Wide

ACORN ACORN International Community Organizing International

Douala   We listened carefully to two more reports from our delegation at the Organizers’ Forum about the land grabbing of Bollore-Socfin, the Paris and Brussels-based conglomerate. One was from two organizers from the Ivory Coast and the other was from an organizer in Cambodia who was on his way to our meetings, but turned back …

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Bollore-Socfin Steals Liberian Land with Empty Promises and Government Help

ACORN International Community Organizing International Organizers Forum

Douala, Cameroon   The Organizers’ Forum and ACORN International delegations spent an afternoon meeting in the cabaret of our hotel yesterday. We had finally come to the part of our agenda where we were hearing about the campaigns a number of our partners and organizing colleagues of recent days to stop land grabbing, particularly in their …

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