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Greenpeace calls on the government of Senegal to reconsider the terms of the new...

Press release | April 30, 2014 at 12:55

Dakar, 30 April 2014 – Greenpeace is concerned about the new agreement between the European Union andSenegal, and its protocol, which allow 38 EU vessels to access fisheries resources for a total compensation of € 13 930 000 (9 137 481 010 FCFA)...

Greenpeace supports Senegal’s artisanal fishermen decision to say "No" to the renewal...

Press release | February 11, 2014 at 12:55

Dakar, 11 March 2014 – Greenpeace today added its voice to support artisanal fishermen in Senegal following their call to the government not to renew the fishing agreement with the European Union, given the current fragile state of fisheries in...

West African fishing communities say “no” to monster-boats

Press release | September 9, 2013 at 12:55

Nouakchott, September 9th, 2013 - Fishermen's organizations and civil society have supported that predatory boats are not welcome in West African waters this Sunday in Nouakchott.

President Macky Sall has been nominated for the Award "Excellence in National...

Press release | January 24, 2013 at 12:55

Dakar, 24 January 2013 - Greenpeace presents its congratulations to President Macky Sall who just won theaward "Excellence in National Stewardship of the Ocean" IN the 6th Edition of the Peter Benchley Ocean Awards.

Greenpeace and Local Fishermen Call for Sustainable Fisheries Management in Senegal

Press release | December 14, 2012 at 12:55

Dakar, January 14, 2012 – Greenpeace Africa and Senegalese fishermen are calling on future leaders to review fisheries management legislation and to establish sustainable policies. Greenpeace has launched a caravan that will tour main cities and...

Trafigura fine a set-back for Africa’s environmental justice

Press release | November 21, 2012 at 12:55

Johannesburg, 20, November 2012 -- Greenpeace Africa condemns the derisory fine levelled on Trafigura Beheer BV as part of a plea bargain. The Dutch company and its chairman Dauphin had been charged with illegally exporting waste to Cote d’Ivoire...

Herakles Farms continues forest clearing for palm oil project, sparking social unrest

Press release | November 19, 2012 at 12:45

Amsterdam, November 19, 2012 – A US-owned company is clearing natural forest in the southwest of Cameroon to establish a large-scale palm oil plantation, heightening social tension as serious questions about the legality of the project persist,...

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