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About Us

Hub | November 12, 2008 at 15:08

Greenpeace, the international environmental watchdog and lobby group, has been showcasing Africa’s plight to an often unseeing world since the 1990s. Some of its campaigns have included the fight to stop the uncontrolled logging that is...

What we do

Hub | November 12, 2008 at 13:07

‘Organised Chaos’ in DR Congo’s Logging Sector Threatens Livelihoods, Forests and Trade

Press release | March 4, 2013 at 10:30

Kinshasa, 4 March 2013 -- The logging sector in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is in a state of “organised chaos”, according to a new report from Greenpeace Africa, which details how the DRC government’s so-called “battle against illegal...

Illegal Wood from the DRC Uncovered in the EU

Feature story | July 2, 2013 at 10:56

An illegal shipment of endangered wood from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been found at a processing factory in the European Union, run by the controversial Swiss timber group Danzer.

Turning REDD into Green

Publication | December 13, 2010 at 14:50

Can a National REDD Plan in the Democratic Republic of Congo set a new course for the protection of forests, people and global climate?

Solar-powered radio launched in Oshwe, DRC

Feature story | July 11, 2012 at 11:15

Today Greenpeace launched Africa's first solar-powered radio station in Oshwe, in the DRC. Hundreds of community members and leaders came out to witness the event. Authorities applauded efforts to increase this remote community’s access to basic...

Greenpeace: DRC’s moratorium on industrial logging being bypassed

Press release | May 15, 2012 at 9:33

Kinshasa, May 15, 2012: Greenpeace has today urged 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...

Lifting DRC’s Moratorium on Logging Expansion Unacceptable

Press release | February 22, 2011 at 12:53

Greenpeace today expressed its serious concerns regarding the announcement made by the Democratic Republic of Congo Environment, Nature Conservation and Tourism Minister José Endundo to legalise 15 additional logging titles in the Congo...

Greenpeace launches solar-powered radio in DRC’s Oshwe community

Press release | July 11, 2012 at 10:59

Oshwe — Hundreds of Oshwe’s community members, today witnessed the launch of the first-ever solar-powered radio station in their province; a project supported by Greenpeace. In attendance were national, provincial and territorial authorities who...

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

Publication | June 5, 2012 at 9:10

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...

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