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CAFI partners with 6 Central African high-forest cover countries
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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.
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 search for a solution: Can land use planning be a catalyst for sustainable and forest-friendly economic development in Central African countries?
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.
A call for faster, sustained, concerted action on Central African forests spreads around the World