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The forest massif of the northwest Congo Basin, Cameroon has 41.3% forest coverage. From a population of 22.77 million, approximately 80% of Cameroonians, especially the poorest, depend on forest and primary resources to maintain livelihoods. In line with the annual growth rate, the pressure on these reserves continues to mount.
Figures indicate historical increase in deforestation since 2010
The annual CAFI-DRC partnership monitoring meeting, hosted in Kinshasa, was attended by the CAFI Executive Board and the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo to discuss progress over the past 12 months.
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