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British chocolate-maker Rowntree apologises for 'shameful' role in slave trade and 'oppressive practices' in apartheid-era ...

The Daily Mail 15 Apr 2021
Rowntree also benefitted from colonial indenture, a system of bonded labour in which European powers recruited people from India and Southeast Asia to work on plantations in the Caribbean and West Africa ... 'Further research into the experiences of workers in West Africa and broader ...
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Cameroon Humanitarian Needs Overview 2021 (March 2021)

Reliefweb 07 Apr 2021
In the North-West and South-West regions, on-going violence and regular lockdowns have had a major impact on the local economies. Violence and insecurity have resulted in major displacement, affecting agricultural yields in the North-West and the abandonment of large parts of fruit, palm and rubber plantations in the South-West.
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Cameroon Humanitarian Needs Overview 2021 (issued March 2021)

Reliefweb 07 Apr 2021
In the North-West and South-West regions, on-going violence and regular lockdowns have had a major impact on the local economies. Violence and insecurity have resulted in major displacement, affecting agricultural yields in the North-West and the abandonment of large parts of fruit, palm and rubber plantations in the South-West.
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DGB announces Q1 trading update and outlook

MENA FN 28 Mar 2021
(Euronext. DGB, 'DGB' or 'the Group') announces today a market outlook and trading update for the first quarter 2021 ... Project with South Pole, a leading advisor and provider of global climate services, to invest in the Miro Sustainable Plantation project in northern Sierra Leone, West-Africa's largest sustainable forestry company ... Hahn-Schilling, Dr.
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How Portugal silenced ‘centuries of violence and trauma’

Al Jazeera 10 Mar 2021
From the 16th century, the Portuguese established sugar plantations in Brazil, using enslaved labourers, shipped across the Atlantic from the West coast of Africa, to produce what was then the world’s most precious commodity.
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EIA Applauds Newly Announced U.S. Bill to Tackle Global Deforestation; Urges Biden-Harris Administration to Support

Odessa American 03 Mar 2021
... the world, including slave labor conditions and Amazon deforestation in cattle production in Brazil, violent invasions of indigenous land by ranchers in Nicaragua, child labor and deforestation in cocoa farms in West Africa, and forced labor on palm oil plantations in Malaysia.
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1,000 acres in Georgetown will provide natural, cultural and historical learning opportunities

My Horry News 17 Feb 2021
Plantations usually evoke images of cotton, but coastal South Carolina’s major crop was rice until the early 1900s, when the combination of hurricanes and lack of labor and technical know-how finally doomed the industry that had been built on the backs of slaves from the west coast of Africa, also called the Rice Coast.
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Nigeria: Firm to Address Crude Palm Oil Deficit in Nigeria

All Africa 02 Feb 2021
Akuland Group Limited, owner of Akuland Farms has revealed that efforts were in top gear to address Crude Palm Oil (CPO) deficit in Nigeria and the West Africa region through its recently acquired 100 hectares palm plantation ....
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Commemorating Cosmo: New Jacksonville park highlights community founded by freed slaves

The Florida Times Union 24 Jan 2021
The history of Cosmo also fits an ongoing effort by the National Park Service to tell the story of the Gullah Geechee people whose roots go back to West and Central Africa when they were enslaved and brought to Southeast Atlantic plantations like Kingsley Plantation.
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'We looked identical': one man's discovery of slavery, family and football

The Observer 24 Dec 2020
Peter Miller Watson ran all their plantations in Demerara, filled up all their ships with all the proceeds from those plantations – sugar, rum, molasses, coffee – and received and sold the slaves that were being imported to work on the plantations from west Africa.
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He's the MP with the Downton Abbey lifestyle. But the shadow of slavery hangs over the gilded life of Richard Drax

The Observer 13 Dec 2020
... West Indies, which are now prompting mounting calls from former Caribbean colonies for reparations ... The Draxes devised a commercial sugar plantation model, worked by slaves transported from Africa, that was immensely lucrative and copied across the West Indies and the Americas.
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Supreme Court wary of having U.S. judges decide Nazi-era claims of forced art sales

The Los Angeles Times 08 Dec 2020
WASHINGTON — . The Supreme Court justices on Monday sounded wary of authorizing U.S ... against foreign governments accused of atrocities or injustices that occurred abroad ... or with operations here, including Nestlé, can be sued in federal court based on allegations that children were brutalized at cocoa plantations in West Africa ... Politics.
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Steel Bite Pro Reviews: Scam Controversy to Buy Legit Pills?

San Francisco Examiner 26 Nov 2020
What is Steel Bite Pro?. Most people don’t enjoy going to the dentist ... Steel Bite Pro is made up of more than 29 ingredients obtained from the purest locations, Europe’s Alps, the fertile lands of West China and India, and the richest plantations from Kenya, Ethiopia, and South Africa included ... Jujube Seeds can be found in South Africa.
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Rape, abuses in palm oil fields linked to top beauty brands

The Daily Journal 25 Nov 2020
Out of sight, hidden by a sea of palms, women have worked on plantations since European colonizers brought the first trees from West Africa more than a century ago ... "The location of palm oil plantations makes them an ideal crime scene for rape," said Aini Fitri, an Indonesian ...
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Rape, worker abuses are common in palm oil fields linked to top beauty brands and ...

Hartford Courant 21 Nov 2020
Out of sight, hidden by a sea of palms, women have worked on plantations since European colonizers brought the first trees from West Africa more than a century ago ... “The location of palm oil plantations makes them an ideal crime scene for rape,” said Aini Fitri, an Indonesian ...
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