ENVIRONMENT: IMF Scored on Deforestation

Author: Danielle Knight, Inter Press Service, Published on: 29 January 2002

International Monetary Fund (IMF) loans and policies have led to a dramatic increase in deforestation in biologically rich nations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, according to a new analysis. [says IMF continues to fuel logging in endangered forests in Brazil, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chile, Ecuador, Ghana, Honduras, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Nicaragua, Papua New Guinea, Russia, and Tanzania]

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