Beyond palm oil? Allanblackia oil supports local livelihoods and conservation in Ghana.

04 October 2006 | News story

The oil obtained from the seeds of the Allanblackia tree has been used by local communities for some time however, the extracted seed-oil has never been used on a commercial scale. IUCN is collaborating with its members and partners on an initiative in Ghana which will feed into the best-practice guidelines for the wild picking of Allanblackia.

View of logging road in the Cameroon Forests