To stop greenwashing deforestation – banks too must be reined in

September 2021

Mbil Thomas was a central stop in the hunting and gathering routes of Indigenous Baka People in Cameroon’s rainforest. Its trees provided fruit and honey and medicine for pregnant women…

Harmful Chemicals Undermine the Right to Safe Food

June 2021

On Monday the 7th of June 2021, the world commemorated World Food Safety Day, a day keen on bringing attention and inspiring action to help prevent, detect and manage foodborne…

Karpowership deal reeks of state capture

May 2021

The Department of Energy and Mineral Resources (DEMR) announced Karpowership as one of the eight preferred bidders for the procurement of emergency electricity for bid-window five. Karpowership, a Turkish Karadeniz…

President Joe Biden’s climate ambitions must include land-rights for forest communities

March 2021

The article was originally published in Climate Home News on March 16, 2021 

Worried about biodiversity? End Industrial Activity in the Rainforest

May 2020

As we write this article, the world is still dealing with the COVID19 pandemic. Since the crisis began, it had repeatedly been shown that a healthy and undisturbed nature, especially…

CAFI and illegal award of DRC logging concessions

March 2020

Dear Ms. Bretas, Let me first extend my best wishes to the Board in this time of global crisis. We’re writing with reference to CAFI’s silence regarding the illegal award…

The Garden of Eden of Indigenous People is turning into an Industrial Exploitation Hell / Sylvie Djacbou Deugoue and Lamfu Yengong Fabrice

December 2019

Access to land and its resources is crucial throughout rural Africa. Since the colonial era, local elites and foreign corporations have been taking control over large areas of agricultural lands.…

You only have one shot, so make it count!

May 2019

Do you love taking photos with your mobile phone? Than our The Art of Mobile Phone Photography guide, is just the thing for you. Download it for free and become…

Letter to Halcyon Agri

May 2019

In this letter dated 13 May 2019 Greenpeace Africa expresses its concern with the composition of Halycon Agri’s Sustainability Council in Cameroon. Click here to read the letter.

The Cost of Ocean Destruction

November 2017

West Africa’s coastal waters lie within one of four of the world’s major ocean upwellings, all of which can be found on the eastern boundaries of the Pacifc and Atlantic…

Hope in West Africa Ship Tour Briefer

April 2017

This spring, the Greenpeace ship ‘Esperanza’ and its crew set course to West Africa to document the beauties of these rich waters, and bear witness to a growing threat to…

Shopping Clean – Retailers and Renewable Energy

April 2016

South Africa’s top five retailers (Pick n Pay, Massmart, Spar, Woolworths and Shoprite) have a major role to play in shaping sustainable growth in the energy sector and need to…