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Lessons from Herakles Farms debacle in Cameroon
By: ModernGhana.com
Published: January 27, 2016
Countries: Cameroon
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Lessons from Herakles Farms debacle in Cameroon

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‘The concession area straddles five forests reserves (Korup National Park, Rumpi Hills Wildlife Reserve, Bayang-Mbo Wildlife Sanctuary, Bakossi Mountains National Park, Nta Ali Forest Reserve) and was seriously deleterious to sustainability and biodiversity,’ writes Fon Christopher Achobang.

‘SGSOC also proceeded to do business in a way that seriously undermined the community rights of the landlords, the indigenous people among whom are the Bassosi, Upper Balung, Nguti, Ngolo, Bima and Batanga. Over 40,000 people were to be dispossessed of their lands and livelihood.’