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CAFI partners with 6 Central African high-forest cover countries
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Structured around 4 sectors and 4 cross cutting issues, the Strategy aims to reduce GhG emissions by 20% by 2030, maintain the current forest cover of 93% and reduce the annual forest degradation rate from 0.9% to 0.45%.
Home to 22.5 million hectares of forests – 65% of its territory – and boasting one of the lowest deforestation rates in the Congo basin (0.06% - 211,410 ha/year net, for 2000-2014), we look in-depth at the forests of the Republic of Congo.
Annual Report and poster to present 2017 successes and challenges
One year after signing its Letter of Intent, Gabon starts, with CAFI funds, its program to better plan and monitor land use and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the land use sector.
Designed to improve the governance of natural resources (forests and land), and reduce the impact of economic activities and demographic dynamics on forests, the programme will focus on hotspots for deforestation and degradation, whilst working to encourage and support more sustainable livelihoods.
High level leadership and improved coordination between priority sectors considered key to success of the Investment Plan.
How can investors be attracted to sustainable agriculture and energy opportunities in Central Africa despite a challenging business environment?
CAFI Annual Forum highlighted the complex dynamics of land-use planning (LUP) in Central Africa. In the face of food insecurity and growing populations, can we reconcile agricultural development and the sustainability of the forest as a resource?
Collaboration and cooperation for Central African Forests.
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.