Robert Soutar is a writer and editor with more than ten years' experience of specialising in environment and development.

Prior to joining the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, he was an editor at China Dialogue, where he commissioned award-winning stories about mining in the Americas.

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Robert Soutar
Editor Mentor
environmental issues, investigations

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Rubber for Europe is fuelling environmental and human rights violations in Ghana and Nigeria

  • Environment
  • Human Rights

EDO/OKOMU – The journalists revealed that rubber and palm oil craze is a reason behind land grabbing, deforestation, and human rights violations in both Ghana and Nigeria. The French company Socfin's presence in southern Nigeria has caused host communities pain and rights violations, even if they mask it with well-oiled communication.

Ghana forests