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Increased Investment and Trade by Transnational Logging Companies in Africa, the Carribean and the Pacific: Implications for the Sustainable Management and Conservation of Tropical Forests

By: N Sizer and D Plouvier

121 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

World Resources Institute

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #134068 | ISBN: 1569734933
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Compiled by WWF and the World Resource Institute (WRI), with funding from the European Commission, the report documents the role played by multinational logging companies in the Africa-Caribbean-Pacific (ACP) countries. It shows how investment, formerly led by companies from Japan, Europe and North America, has shifted to Asian firms, mainly from Malaysia, Indonesia, Korea and Hong Kong (China). According to the study, this new trend has resulted in an expansion of destructive logging operations, violation of indigenous rights, and sometimes large-scale corruption.

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