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Forests gain long-awaited recognition in Paris climate summit

Developing nations also launched other initiatives in Paris that addressed deforestation and forest degradation such as AFR100. African nations, with support from non-government organizations and the German government, launched AFR100 at the Global Landscapes Forum during the Paris meeting. AFR100 is an African Regional initiative to restore forests. Ten African countries (the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Niger, Rwanda, Togo and Uganda) have committed to restore 100 million hectares of forest by 2030.
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