[PDF] Herakles Farms' recent News: Herakles Farms appoints Dr. Atanga Ekobo as Vice President of Conservation in Cameroon [and] initiates programs to meet community health and social needs

Author: Herakles Farms [USA], Published on: 16 January 2013

Herakles Farms (also known as SG-SOC)...today announced the appointment of Dr. Atanga Ekobo to the position of Vice President of Conservation [in Cameroon]. Dr. Ekobo’s hire marks one of many steps that Herakles Farms is taking to strengthen its in-house environmental conservation capabilities as the company continues to pursue the highest environmental standards with respect to its commercial palm oil project...Dr. Ekobo’s career includes more than 20 years working with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Cameroon...[He is a native of Cameroon and] has been a staunch proponent of environmental conservation and was instrumental in many important conservation projects...in Cameroon..."In my new role, I will further help Herakles Farms to ensure that palm oil is produced in an environmentally sustainable way” [says Dr. Ekobo]...Over the holidays, Herakles Farms...donated food to 1,700 households in 38 villages...11 tons of rice and 10 tons of fish were distributed to more than 8,000 individuals...Herakles Farms has been providing the St. John of God Hospital Nguti with electricity...Through Herakles Farms’ support, the hospital has been able to improve its services and save lives by attending to emergency cases...“These efforts are part of our long-term commitment to develop social programs working side-by-side with communities,” said Herakles Farms CEO Bruce Wrobel.

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