According to the RSPO’s complaints panel, Plantaciones de Pucallpa is failing to respect customary land rights and clearing primary forest.
Until 2015 were lost 158.658 hectares of forest in Peru, according to the map of deforestation of Global Land Analysis & Discovery alert system.
Leaders from indigenous and forest communities in Colombia, Indonesia, Liberia, and Peru are in London to call for action on human rights violations and land grabbing linked to the global trade in palm oil.
According to monitoring reports of the Andean Amazon, the Palmas group, which belongs to the Romero Group, has deforested 6,974 hectares between 2006 and 2011 in the San Martin region of Peru.
In 2013, a report of the Peruvian Society for Ecological Development warned that the company Plantations Ucayali SAC there was deforested thousands of hectares of forest illegally in the Peruvian Amazon.
Dennis Melka is identified as financier of a network of 25 companies that have purchased hundreds of properties in the Peruvian Amazon, according to the report by the Environmental Investigation Agency organization.
A new report which focused on the Amazon states of Mato Grosso and Pará, where the researchers interviewed ranchers and meat processors − finds the cost of raising beef cattle is prompting many ranchers to consider switching to crops such as palm oil.
An organization reported that between March and October last year 13,076 hectares of primary forests were deforested in Tamshiyacu and Nueva Requena, to install industrial monoculture plantations such as palm oil.
Just in northeastern Pará State expectation is that production more than double in 7 years. Amount of poison used in new plantings is high.
Loreto authorities had not authorized the project nor granted a logging concession in the area.