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The fight against deforestation: Why are Congolese farmers clearing forest?
- October 21, 2016
- KU Leuven
- Only a small share of Congolese villagers is the driving force behind most of the deforestation. They’re not felling trees to feed their families, but to increase their quality of life. These findings indicate that international programs aiming to slow down tropical deforestation are not sufficiently taking local farmers into account.
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