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Cameroon government orders Herakles Farms to stop palm oil project

Feature story | May 23, 2013 at 9:14

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.

Herakles Farms/SGSOC: The chaotic history of destructive palm oil project in Cameroon

Publication | September 6, 2016 at 10:09

Since 2010, Herakles Farms / SGSOC palm oil plantation in Cameroon's South-West region, multiplied misdeed towards the people living around the concession area. Greenpeace releases a report that builds on the work of several Cameroonian and...

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Page | October 4, 2016 at 13:27

With our partners, we have been fighting the Herakles Farms/ SGSOC palm oil plantation for years.

Herakles Farms Continues Forest Clearing in Cameroon

Feature story | November 20, 2012 at 11:35

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.

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

Press release | May 27, 2014 at 13:55

Yaoundé, May 27th, 2014

244 Cameroonian farmers bring SGSOC palm oil plantation to justice

Press release | October 4, 2016 at 10:00

Yaounde, 4 October 2016 - Local communities affected by a large-scale palm oil plantation took their case to the Court of First Instance in Bangem, south-west Cameroon, with the first hearing set for 9 November. Greenpeace Africa, who documented...

SGSOC'S Social Investments

Publication | December 15, 2016 at 14:26

In 2009, Sithe Global Sustainable Oils Cameroon (SGSOC) signed an agreement to develop an oil palm plantation in Cameroon’s Southwest region. At the time, the project was known as Herakles Farms – the name of the US investor which withdrew in...

Cameroonian environmental activist pursued in the courts as palm oil company...

Press release | November 18, 2015 at 9:00

Yaoundé November 17 2015 - An internationally-renowned environmental human rights defender continues to be pursued in the courts in Cameroon for no crime other than defending his own community’s land rights. Meanwhile the very company he is...

The new name behind the threat to Cameroon’s Forests

Feature story | May 6, 2016 at 9:49

After the slowdown of the destructive Herakles Farms palm oil project in Cameroon, following extensive environmental and social opposition, we had hope for the future. However, it now looks like the infamous operation is being resurrected under a...

Food Security and Forest Protection in Cameroon

Feature story | April 18, 2013 at 11:29

Responding to a recent spate of industrial palm oil projects in Cameroon, Greenpeace Africa is working with a Cameroonian NGO to show how small-scale farming projects are a better development option -- for communities on the ground and Cameroon's...

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