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Sustainable Intensification in Africa feeds the greedy agribusiness

Feature story | May 4, 2012 at 12:25

There is an old ironic saying that goes ‘the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach’. There is a broader social truth to it: that people, if well fed and nourished, tend to be more content with life.

Poisoned Sugar Exposes Kenya’s Broken Food System

Feature story | August 23, 2018 at 14:45

The worsening impacts of climate change on agricultural productivity in most natural-resource dependent countries like Kenya is introducing a new form of vulnerability that is often overlooked. Increasingly, food safety is becoming an issue of a...

Food Security and Forest Protection in Cameroon

Feature story | April 18, 2013 at 11:29

Responding to a recent spate of industrial palm oil projects in Cameroon, Greenpeace Africa is working with a Cameroonian NGO to show how small-scale farming projects are a better development option -- for communities on the ground and Cameroon's...

Cameroon government orders Herakles Farms to stop palm oil project

Feature story | May 23, 2013 at 9:14

After years of controversy surrounding the proposed palm oil plantation in Cameroon, the Cameroonian government has ordered Herakles Farms to suspend all logging at its main worksite at Talangaye, in the Nguti region of the country.

New findings: Millions of hectares of customary land stolen for logging

Feature story | July 30, 2012 at 12:01

A massive land grab has occurred in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and the impact on communities across the country has been devastating. Greenpeace has produced a new report that details the extent of the damage.

Industrial palm oil expansion in Africa: not to be at the cost of forests and people

Feature story | August 24, 2012 at 8:26

Industrial scale palm oil plantation is rapidly expanding in Africa. After a first expansion of palm oil in West Africa, major palm oil companies are now investing in Central Africa, in Cameroon in particular, a country considered as a model by...

Herakles Farms Continues Forest Clearing in Cameroon

Feature story | November 20, 2012 at 11:35

A US-owned company is clearing natural forest in the southwest of Cameroon to establish a large-scale palm oil plantation, heightening social tension as serious questions about the legality of the project persist.

Africa's Destruction Driven by Europe’s Biofuel Plans

Feature story | November 10, 2010 at 16:24

New research warns of a massive increase in carbon emissions and land conversion to supply biofuels to Europe

Greenpeace Identifies High Contamination Levels in Vegetables

Feature story | April 6, 2011 at 16:43

Greenpeace radiation experts in Japan have discovered high levels of contamination in crops grown on the outskirts of Minamisoma city, further raising concerns over health risks to residents.

How does ‘organic food’ affect your body?

Blog entry by Kenji Ishihara | January 4, 2017

Is the food you and your family eat everyday really free from synthetic chemical pesticides?  Join us. Challenge yourself to switch to organic food  and help promote pesticide-free food for families everywhere. Together, we can fix the...

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