22 November 2012
Forest Clearing in Cameroon
Clearing of trees in a concession area of Herakles Farm for a palm oil plantation. Herakles is pushing ahead with its plans for a huge palm oil plantation with complete disregard for the opposition of local people, who fear they will lose their farms and their livelihoods to the US-based corporation.
Bruce Wrobel, the CEO of Herakles Farms, has long claimed that his company has a positive presence in Africa.
Indeed it seems impossible to pick up a newspaper in the Cameroonian capital Yaoundé without reading about one minor miracle or an... Read more >