Illegal Deforestation Monitor

IDM tracks illegalities relating to conversion of forests for export-oriented agribusiness, the largest driver of global deforestation Continue reading

Cameroon women denounce "destruction" of forests and community by agribusiness giants

01.04.2020 Local women fight back against controversial palm oil, rubber firms accused of destroying community way of life and responsible for widespread deforestation 

Indirect supply chains pose major deforestation risk for global cocoa industry

26.03.2020 A new report has emphasised the threats major firms face in not having a full picture of suppliers

UK-based Equatorial Palm Oil under fire for alleged malpractice in Liberia

31.01.2020 Report calls for due diligence law to monitor UK-registered firms operating overseas

Mystery shrouds firm set to clear 60,000 hectares of Cameroon forest for palm oil

20.12.2019 Camvert Sarl named as company behind a planned palm oil development that locals and activists fear will put communities and native forests at risk 

Alleged human rights abuses at Cameroon rubber plantation pile pressure on Sudcam

28.11.2019 Despite 2018 pledges to improve sustainability credentials, Sudcam project continues to leave locals short-changed

Illegal deforestation and child labour are the real horrors at Halloween

29.10.2019 Increasing global appetites for chocolate during the holiday period will benefit a cocoa industry that has failed to reform for two decades

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