Tag: deforestation

Why cocoa companies failed to keep promise to stop Africa deforestation

If deforestation continues unabated, Ivory Coast - the world’s top cocoa producer - risks losing all its forest cover by 2034.

Deforestation, poor urban planning caused deadly mudslide in Sierra Leone – Report

Deforestation, poor urban planning caused deadly mudslide in Sierra Leone – Report

Op-ed: Over 5 years Africa has lost forests the size of England, this is how to create a trade-off

A narrative has developed that suggests there is a trade-off between sustainable land use approaches and local economic growth. A range of innovative new jurisdictional programmes, including in Africa, have the potential to show that is not the case by reconciling competing social, economic and environmental objectives.

Slow carbon credit sales hinder Zimbabwe forest protection

By Andrew Mambondiyani Thomson Reuters Foundation One of the world's largest forest conservation projects has managed to curb deforestation in northern Zimbabwe, but the slow sale of carbon credits – on which the project...

Tanzania considers tax on charcoal to save forests

Officials say they believe making charcoal more expensive would significantly reduce demand for it.
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