Cargill Case Studies and Videos

In 2009, RAN staff conducted a fact-finding mission in Indonesia where we witnessed the clearing and burning of lowland rainforest by palm oil companies. These companies are blatantly violating the principles and criteria of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). Watch the videos to see powerful footage of the destruction wrought by palm oil plantation expansion and hear testimonies from the people whose livelihoods have been destroyed by the palm oil industry.

Check out the following case studies from Indonesia and Papua New Guinea to discover Cargill’s lasting impacts on rainforests, communities and the climate:

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After fighting for the return of their ancestral lands for more than a decade, the people of Long Teran Kenan in Malaysian Borneo took a stand earlier this year and reclaimed part of their homeland with a decisive and peaceful act of collective resistance. Their territory had been taken from them and converted into oil palm plantations, which are now owned by the notorious global palm oil giant IOI Group.
Agribusiness and its impacts on the climate, rainforests, and communities