FORESTS: World Bank Launches Partnership To Protect Africa's Congo Basin

Author: UN Wire, Published on: 5 September 2002

...The bank warned that the world's second largest primary rainforest...is put under pressure by logging, agriculture, population growth and the oil and mining industries...The donated funds will support activities in Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and the Republic of the Congo in 11 target areas.

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