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Leo Bottrill, Herve Kashongwe, and Cyrus Sinai - Open Mai-Ndombe

Mar 7  (last year)

Industrial agriculture rapidly expands across the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Photo: Palm trees in Plant de Ngombe-Mombangi, Orientale Province DRC (Bing)

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Moabi - Open Mai-Ndombe

Dec 22  (last year)

New report highlights competition between mining and logging interests with REDD+

A new Moabi report highlights that efforts to slow forest loss in the Democratic Republic of the Congo face growing challenges from expanding mining and logging interests. The DRC government’s flagship REDD+ program, Mai-Ndombe, has seen a dramatic increase in artisanal logging permits and new exploitation mining permits have been issued in other REDD+ priority zones. Moabi's report focuses on geographic areas that are critical for reducing forest carbon emissions in DRC: the Mai-Ndombe jurisdictional program, the supply basin of forest resources to Kinshasa, eight REDD+ projects, and the US government-financed CARPE program located in six regions of the DRC.

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map4env

Oct 26  (last year)

MapHubs is now Map for Environment!

After announcing Map for Environment last month at the IUCN World Conservation Congress we have received great feedback about using OpenStreetMap (OSM) to map areas such as logging roads, palm plantations, and dams.

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FACET RD Congo

(FACET)", une initiative de l'Observatoire Satellital des Forêts d'Afrique Centrale (OSFAC) pour le suivi des forêts d'Afrique Centrale.

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