Africa

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The Forest Investment Plan for ECOWAS member states has been validated in the Gambia. The draft document, designed to support the implementation of the West African Forest Convergence Plan, was approved at a two-day workshop from the 11-12 May organised by ECOWAS and hosted by the Ministry of Environment, Climate

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Ghana has confirmed that it is to launch a major new project to restore degraded forests across the country and expand a sustainable forest plantation, having secured funding from the African Development Bank (AfDB). The country received the approval for the project and funding at the end of last month,

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One of the major untapped investment opportunities in Ethiopia is its lucrative forestry sector, it has been suggested. According to the Ethiopian Privatization Agency, (EPA) around 2.5 million hectares of the country’s natural forest cover is currently in 58 designated National Forest Priority Areas (NFPA). Of these hectares, 13 are

A recent UN report has suggested that boosting co-operation between the essential farming and forestry sectors of nations across the globe will help to lower deforestation and improve food security. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s State of the World’s Forests (Sofo) is a biennial report that is released in