Q+A: Paolo Cerutti on Congo Basin in ‘State of the World’s Forests’ report – CIFOR Forests News

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Maize near Yangambi, DRC. CIFOR/Axel Fassio Related stories In 2021, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) lost almost 500,000 hectares of old-growth forest – mostly due to small-scale farming and local energy needs. The country holds the lion’s share of the Congo Basin rainforest – the world’s second-largest – and has a large, fast-growing population, much…

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