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Cut from Congo

Publication | October 5, 2017 at 16:30

From 2000 to 2013, the global area of intact forest landscapes (IFLs) decreased by 7.2%, a reduction of 90 million hectares, with industrial timber extraction as the lead driver behind this fragmentation and degradation globally. In Africa,...

Norway and France threaten DRC’s forests

Publication | July 12, 2017 at 16:40

An area of rainforest the size of Italy is at risk of being cut down by loggers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), if the Norwegian government approves a French Development Agency (AFD) proposal to expand industrial logging there starting...

Letter to Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson

Publication | August 18, 2014 at 10:00

Greenpeace gives Energy Minister a week to release key nuclear information

Trading in Chaos

Publication | May 26, 2015 at 11:00

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...

Africa's forests under threat

Publication | May 9, 2016 at 13:12

On 23 February 2016, Greenpeace France published a report titled Africa’s forests under threat: Investigation of the investments of the Bolloré Group and its Belgian partner Hubert Fabri,1 which shed light on the threats that the Société...

Africa's Forests Under Threat

Publication | March 6, 2016 at 16:32

From chocolate spread to toothpaste, shampoo to Melba toast, palm oil can be found in countless everyday products.

Greenpeace Calls for a Moratorium on FSC in the Congo

Publication | March 29, 2011 at 14:59

Greenpeace is calling for a complete moratorium on new FSC certifications in the Congo basin rainforest. This publication explains why a moratorium is a necessity.

Forest reform in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Leaving people out

Publication | July 30, 2010 at 11:10

On the 26th of January, 2010 twenty-seven villagers from the province of Bandundu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo staged a sit-in protest against the operations of the Société de Développement Forestier or Sodefor – a subsidiary of...

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...

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