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Forest reform in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Leaving people out

Publication | July 30, 2010 at 10:10

On the 26th of January, 2010 twenty-seven villagers from the province of Bandundu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo staged a sit-in protest against the operations of the Société de Développement Forestier or Sodefor – a subsidiary of...

Stop Forest Crime in DRC

Publication | June 25, 2010 at 14:41

Impunity still prevails in logging operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The World Bank and the Congo Forests

Publication | June 25, 2010 at 12:48

On 3rd December 2009, just a few days before the Copenhagen Climate Conference, Greenpeace, Global Witness and the Rainforest Foundation delivered an open letter to the World Bank criticising its role in the forest sector in the Democratic...

Logging Sector Briefing for the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Publication | June 25, 2010 at 12:31

In 2002, under pressure from the World Bank, the DRC government had introduced a new Forest Law and issued a moratorium suspending the allocation of new logging titles. However, as the World Bank pointed out as early as 2003, the moratorium and...

Greenpeace Policy on Saving Forests to Protect the Climate

Publication | June 25, 2010 at 12:02

The world’s primary forests maintain ecological systems essential for life on Earth. Despite this, these magnificent primary forests are under threat.

Why logging will not save the climate

Publication | June 25, 2010 at 8:00

How the order of three letters can make the difference between saving a forest - or not. Greenpeace briefing on the impact on the climate - and the forests - of so-called "Sustainable Forests Management" (SFM).

The Climate Issue - April 2010

Publication | April 7, 2010 at 11:43

The Greenpeace Africa Supporter Newsletter for April 2010.

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