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Cameroon launches an awareness campaign to promote the use of legal wood

Last June 14, in Yaoundé, the Cameroonian Ministry of Forest and Wildlife (MINFOF) and local NGO Center for International Forestry Research/World Agroforestry (CIFOR-ICRAF) launched an awareness-raising campaign to sensitize residents of the main urban areas on the use of legal wood.

With the slogan ?”Le bois légal, c’est génial” (Legal wood is great - in French), the campaign is organized to encourage the purchase of sustainable and quality wood products and change consumers’ behavior. Various awareness-raising activities are planned for this purpose, ranging from radio broadcasts to advertising skits and banners, all about the timber market.
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