Logging, Mining & Oil Development

Extractive industries, especially logging, have opened up vast areas of remote tropical forest in Africa, with networks of roads, company vehicles, and thousands of workers and their families.   Coupled with lack of enforcement and increased demand, these industries have facilitated the dramatic increase in commercial exploitation of wildlife in West and Central Africa.

BCTF Resources

The Role of the Logging Industry (Fact Sheet) 182.19 KB
Le Role de L'Industrie Forestiére (Fiche d'Information) 111.75 KB
Engaging the Private Sector in the Bushmeat Crisis (AZA article) 727.55 KB
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