Tag: palm-oil

Traditional Chiefs Call for an End to Oil Palm Project on Their Lands

In a letter sent to the President of Cameroon on October 25, 2016, Traditional Chiefs from seven villages of the Nguti Subdivision in Cameroon, have formally withdrawn their support to the controversial Sithe Global Sustainable Oils Cameroon (SGSOC) project. They are requesting the President to put an end to the company’s activities on their native […]

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The Wrong Project in the Wrong Place

  This EIA short documentary film presents interviews with members of local communities in the Southwest region of Cameroon about the negative impacts felt by a controversial oil palm project. The project, owned by Sithe Global Sustainable Oils Cameroon (SGSOC), has not only dispossessed community members of their land, but also threatened biodiversity hotspots and […]

SGSOC: Le Mauvais Projet au Mauvais Endroit

  Ce court documentaire préparé par EIA présente des entretiens avec les membres des communautés locales de la région sud-ouest du Cameroun, concernant les impacts négatifs d’un projet controversé de plantation de palmiers à huile. Le projet, mené par Sithe Global Sustainable Oil Cameroon (SGSOC), a non seulement dépossédé les membres des communautés locales de […]