Little is said about monoculture projects that generated serious damage in the world.
Saweto's daughter, from Peru, persists in her fight for justice
October 20, 2020
Diana Ríos Rengifo took on the defense of the Peruvian Amazon after the murder of her father, a well-known Asheninka leader in the fight against illegal loggers. The trees in Saweto, a community located near the Peruvian border with Brazil, are highly coveted on the market and are threatened by indiscriminate logging.
Oil palm companies have deforested more than 13 thousand hectares of primary forest
December 11, 2013
One of the most affected areas is Tamshiyacu, province of Maynas (Loreto). Here, the company Cacau del Peru Norte SAC deforested -in less than 5 months- 2150 hectares of primary tropical forests.
ICAA: Oil palm cultivation in the Andean Amazon in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru
September 4, 2014
Watch an interview on the situation and prospects of land use change caused by oil palm monocultures in the Amazon forests.