Every year, Africa loses more than 2 million hectares of forest. The production of charcoal and firewood and the development of space for agricultural activities are among the causes of this deforestation.
Hévéa, a subsidiary of global rubber giant Halcyon Agri, has been operating in Sud Cameroon since 2011.
For nearly 10 years, Congo-Brazzaville's Sangha department has been an "El Dorado" for Chinese gold mining companies. It also exemplifies the challenges of enforcing the country's mining code and the rights of affected communities.