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Cameroon government orders Herakles Farms to stop palm oil project

Feature story | May 23, 2013 at 8:14

After years of controversy surrounding the proposed palm oil plantation in Cameroon, the Cameroonian government has ordered Herakles Farms to suspend all logging at its main worksite at Talangaye, in the Nguti region of the country.

Cameroonian Ministry for Forestry Orders Herakles Farms to Suspend Forest Clearance

Press release | May 22, 2013 at 15:30

Johannesburg, May 22nd 2013 -- After years of controversy surrounding Herakles Farms’ proposed palm oil plantation, the Cameroonian Ministry for Forestry and Wildlife (MINFOF) has ordered the company to suspend all logging at its main worksite at...

Greenpeace Africa opposes stifling of free speech over Herakles Farms Project, Cameroon

Press release | September 26, 2013 at 9:00

Johannesburg -- Greenpeace Africa strongly disagrees with the decision of Cameroonian authorities to forbid local NGO Nature Cameroon from informing residents of the threats posed by Herakles Farms palm oil project to their livelihoods and...

Herakles Farms’ Illegal Timber: A Plot against Cameroon’s Forests and the Voluntary...

Press release | May 27, 2014 at 11:45

Yaoundé, May 27th, 2014 - In a report published today, Greenpeace Africa reveals how the American company Herakles Farms, using a front company, may have colluded with Cameroon’s Minister of Forests to illegally obtain a logging permit inside the...

Greenpeace Africa deeply concerned by the lifting of suspension on Herakles Farms'...

Press release | June 6, 2013 at 15:38

Amsterdam - Greenpeace and the Oakland Institute are deeply concerned by the Cameroonian government’s decision to lift their suspension of Herakles Farms’ forest clearing activities.

Greenpeace and the Oakland Institute: Cameroon, Herakles land lease signature is an...

Press release | November 26, 2013 at 12:05

Greenpeace Africa and the Oakland Institute are alarmed by the decision of the Cameroonian government to award US agribusiness company Herakles Farms a three year provisional land lease to develop a palm oil plantation in the South West region of...

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Page | July 22, 2013 at 12:24

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Herakles Farms Continues Forest Clearing in Cameroon

Feature story | November 20, 2012 at 10:35

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.

Licence to Launder

Publication | May 27, 2014 at 10:30

Africa has long been targeted by foreign-based corporations or governments for its resources. In recent times a large number of the land deals and concessions that have been awarded to developers in Central and West Africa can be viewed as part...

US palm oil project would destroy endangered chimpanzee habitat in Cameroon

Press release | August 8, 2013 at 7:00

Johannesburg, 8 August 2013- The endangered Chimpanzee stands to have swathes of its forest habitat in Cameroon destroyed if a US company’s controversial plans to establish a palm oil plantation in the area are not stopped.

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