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DR Congo’s logging companies and international timber traders continue to profit from...

Press release | May 26, 2015 at 12:00

Kinshasa, May 26 - Logging violations, disenfranchised local communities, the cutting of endangered tree species without valid authorisation, destruction of threatened Bonobo habitat and worldwide export of suspect timber. These are just some...

Congo logging chaos leaves people and bonobos at the sharp end

Blog entry by Raoul Monsembula | May 26, 2015

"Chaos" and "chaotic" are frequently - perhaps even overly - used words. One dictionary definition is a "total lack of organisation or order". That can be said certainly of the industrial logging sector in the Democratic Republic of...

Trading in Chaos

Publication | May 26, 2015 at 10:00

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is home to the large majority of the world's second-largest rainforested area, an area that plays a vital role in maintaining the global climate. But corruption and a lack of political will are among the...

His Excellency Mr. Ambassador, should we act or react?

Blog entry by Prudence Wanko | May 21, 2015

After the publication of the new report entitled " Scam on the African Coast:   The Hidden Face of Chinese and Joint-Venture Vessels’ Tonnage Fraud  in Senegal, Guinea Bissau and Guinea " by Greenpeace Africa, the Chinese Ambassador...

“Donors can do more to support small-scale farmers and ecological farming in Africa”

Press release | May 20, 2015 at 10:53

Milan, Italy, 20 May 2015 - Foundations and international donors can play a greater role in providing assistance to scale-up ecological farming initiatives in Africa, according to a report released today by Greenpeace Africa. The report entitled...

Financing Ecological Farming in Africa

Publication | May 20, 2015 at 6:00

This report provides a resource to the donor community to facilitate the provision of support to ecological farming across Africa. We define donors broadly to include: governments providing bilateral overseas development assistance, multilateral...

Africa’s fisheries’ paradise at a crossroads

Publication | May 20, 2015 at 0:00

Overfishing has already depleted fish stocks in China, and now we’ve revealed how Chinese owned and flagged fishing vessels are taking advantage of weak regulations to fish illegally - and at the expense of local artisanal fishers. If China...

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