We need to protect Congo’s forests against shifting cultivation… or do we?

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is home to the second-largest single block of forest in the world, and its forests make up two-thirds of the Congo Basin forest area. Researchers have often concluded that slash-and-burn agriculture and biomass production are two of the most important causes of deforestation in the country. Further research indicates that... Read more

This article was originally posted on Forests News. Click here to read the full article.

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