Licence to Launder

How Herakles Farms' Illegal Timber Trade Threatens Cameroon’s forests and VPA

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Publication - May 27, 2014
Africa has long been targeted by foreign-based corporations or governments for its resources. In recent times a large number of the land deals and concessions that have been awarded to developers in Central and West Africa can be viewed as part of a global land grab.

In this report Greenpeace reveals how the company is now colluding with the Cameroonian government to commercialise the timber – much of which was illegally felled – from its project, despite previously categorically stating that it had no intention to do so.

Download the report here.