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Logging fuels African conflict

Feature story | 31 March, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists in Italy exposed the import of logs from Liberia in the port of Ravenna which are helping to fuel a civil war in West Africa. New evidence reveals that the president and chief shareholder of the timber company has helped...

Role of the African timber trade in the creation of conflict and poverty

Publication | 4 February, 2003 at 0:00

A call for action to stop the role of the timber trade in fuelling war economies. Tropical timber is a high value product which is easily exploitable and readily marketable. With relatively low investments, logging can quickly generate big...

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