The company that was sanctioned is Empresa Cacao del Perú Norte S. A. C., known today as Tamshi S.A.C and it will have to pay $5 million US dollars as fine.
“For civil society organizations, this sentence sets a precedent because it is the first time that a company that had systematically deforested the Amazon is sanctioned in an exemplary manner”, RFI wrote.
This company belongs to a group of about 30 companies called Melka Group that, according to the information, have dedicated themselves to deforest the Peruvian Amazon, about 15,000 hectares of natural forests.
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