Logs of War
Went to Good Pitch
Can sustainable logging kick-start Liberia’s post-war economy?
Silas Siakor, a man who risked everything to cut off warlord Charles Taylor from the timber trade—that fuelled his countries civil war—is attempting to find out. Logs of War follows his endeavours.
Logs of War is the story of a Liberian man, Silas Siakor, who risked everything to cut off warlord Charles Taylor from the timber trade that was helping fund Liberia’s 14-year civil war.
It continues half a decade later when Siakor, winner of the world’s most prestigious grassroots environmental award – the Goldman Prize, attempts to kick-start his country’s struggling economy through a sustainable logging industry.