Producing legal, sustainable and zero-deforestation cocoa in Cameroon won’t be easy

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Global demand for goods produced under legal and sustainability standards is on the rise. These days, many consumers demand reassurance that they are not generating negative impacts on the forest with the products they buy. For the past fifteen years, the Cameroonian government has invested heavily in ensuring the production of legal timber for export to the European Union under the framework of the FLEGT Action Plan (Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade). At the same time, private certification schemes, such as the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), have developed sustainable forest management standards, as well as a robust traceability system allowing certified timber to reach consumers.

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