Allegations logging companies not complying with forestry laws reported in Haut-Ntem

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August 31, 2020 - Woleu-Ntem, Gabon

According to numerous reports, an NGO alleges that two logging companies operating in Haut-Ntem have been harvesting timber without complying with the legal requirement of entering into contractual agreements with the local communities. More specifically decree 105/MFEPRN/SG/DGF/DDF/SACF of 6 May 2014. The denunciations allegedly originate from the communities of Bolossoville-Meleme and Belfort.

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