Norway pledges $47M/yr to help Congo countries save forests

Norway and several European Nations, along with the United Nations and the World Bank, today committed to a new initiative that takes aim at the underlying causes of deforestation in Central African rainforest nations, including poverty and poor governance. And in an unprecedented step, Brazil will lend its expertise to effort.

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Last updated on 01 October 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Brazil
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Congo (Brazzaville)
Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa)
Equatorial Guinea
Gabon
Region: 
Africa
South & Central America & The Caribbean
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Species: 
Gorilla beringei graueri
Gorilla gorilla gorilla
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals