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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.

Bypassing the moratorium on the allocation of new industrial logging concessions in...

Publication | June 5, 2012 at 10:10

Greenpeace urges the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government to cancel the artisanal permits that are being used for industrial logging operations, an illegal practice that clearly circumvents the moratorium on new industrial logging...

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...

In the Congo basin the myth of "Selective logging" bites the dust

Feature story | January 17, 2017 at 11:14

There is an urgent need to find a solution to protect the remaining intact forests in the Congo Basin, while also respecting the rights of forest dependent and indigenous communities. Unless new conservation approaches are developed, these...

DRC donors release 40million dollars after illegal award of 4000km2 of forest

Publication | February 7, 2017 at 13:27

Only a month after he was forced to cancel three logging concession contracts that his predecessor signed last year in violation of a 2002 freeze on new allocations, DRC’s ex-Environment Minister Robert Bopolo Mbongeza awarded a new permit to an...

UNESCO fails to protect Cameroon’s Dja Reserve from multiple threats including the...

Feature story | August 23, 2016 at 9:54

Cameroon’s Dja Faunal Reserve, created in 1950, was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987 due to its outstanding plant and wildlife biodiversity. The Reserve constitutes habitat for fourteen species of primate including Western Lowland...

How the DRC government has secretly breached it's own logging moratorium

Publication | July 12, 2016 at 11:03

In a snub to international donors, the DRC government has violated a moratorium on the allocation of new industrial logging concessions in place since 2002. Now the Minister of Environmental, Conservation of Nature and Sustainable Development...

050 - New DR Congo legislation undermines COP pledges on forest protection

Press release | December 17, 2015 at 13:25

Kinshasa, December 17 2015 - A damaging new forest law in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will threaten the livelihoods of communities and contradicts all the public promises made by the government at the recent COP 21 climate summit in...

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Multimedia hub | October 16, 2008 at 15:01

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