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Not Out of the Woods

SUMMARY: In an article that discusses whether aid agencies are losing interest in sustainable forest management, the Economist quotes David Kaimowitz, Director General of the Centre for International Forestry Research: The political instability of many tropical countries also makes management difficult, says David Kaimowitz, director of the Centre for International Forestry Research in Indonesia. "Well over 50% of the world's tropical forests are in countries that have had violent conflict in the past 15 years," he points out. The world's second-largest tropical forest is in war-ravaged Congo. "If you can't even manage basic governance, how are you going to keep people out?". Search for a full version of this story
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