Difficulties in "burning rubber" project in Liberia

Vattenfall takes part in Buchanan Renewables bioenergy project in Liberia, but makes its exit later. This is argued to jeopardise local livelihoods

Ongoing conflict? yes
Conflict type Bioenergy plants
Resources solid wood
Issues 1 social, 2 ecological, 3 economical, 4 cultural
Keywords rubber wood, Vattenfall
References http://somo.nl/news-en/vattenfall2019s-exit-from-liberia-threatens-local-livelihoods http://bio-fuel-watch.blogspot.fi/2010/04/liberian-biomass-project.html
Start date 2010
End date
Reason(s) for conflict Local impacts caused by starting and declining of rubber wood waste energy utilizing project
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests local partner of Vattenfall energy company is threatening the rigths of locals, NGOs are blaiming the situation
Barriers for dialogue the traditional way handeling the issue by local energy partner has cancelled the project plans
Forums for dialogue active role of local actor to bring responsible partner with whom the possible implementation would be mutually beneficial
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation open and transparent process of dialog with locals