Tree planting offset project in Sierra Leone: USD 2.5 million from BP but no community consent


A report documents how a tree planting carbon project in Port Loko, Sierra Leone is violating the country’s community rights laws and risks locking families into 50-year contracts. The British oil company BP has already paid USD 2.5 million to Carbon Done Right, one of the companies behind this tree plantation and carbon offset project.

Here you can read a Swiss Church Aid HEKS/EPER article about the report, in English here; in German here; and in French here.