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Évaluation des impacts socio-économiques : cas d’unité forestière d’aménagement de la compagnie forestière Leroy-Gabon (Socio-economic impact assessment: the case of the Leroy-Gabon forest management unit)

Literature: Journal Articles Ressources en Français - French

Medou C.M. and Waaub, J.P. 2005. Évaluation des impacts socio-économiques : cas d’unité forestière d’aménagement de la compagnie forestière Leroy-Gabon. VertigO - la revue électronique en sciences de l'environnement, vol.6 no.2, pp.1-8.

Contact Info

Corresponding Authors: menguec@yahoo.fr and waaub.jp@uqam.ca

Affiliations

  • Ministère de l’Environnement, de la Protection de la nature, de la Recherche et de la Technologie, Libreville, Gabon 
  • Département de géographie, Université du Québec à Montréal

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VertigO - La revue electronique en sciences de l'environnement

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Description

This article is written in French

  • This article provides a socioeconomic impact assessment of forest operations by the Leory-Gabon forest company.
  • The authors discuss exploitation of villagers and the environment by the Leroy-Gabon forest company.
  • They go on to discuss conflicts between the forest company, the villagers, and the forest service, as well as several health risks to forest workers.
  • The authors conclude that the Leroy-Gabon forest company has lead to numerous (and sometimes irriversible) negative socio-economic impacts in the area where they operate.

Geographical Region

  • Central Africa
  • Ecosystems

    Country

  • Gabon
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