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Congo's President for establishment of partnerships

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19 May 2011

Recent Violence Shows That Sustainable Forest Management Doesn't Exist in the Country, Says Greenpeace

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06 June 2011

Guyana, Congo ink five-year agreement to enhance sustainable management of forest

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December 23, 2010

REDD in the Congo – new report from World Rainforest Movement

The forests in the Congo Basin, the second largest area of tropical forest in the world, are receiving increasing interest.

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18 November 2010

Saving Trees in the Congo Basin: is REDD a Solution or a Quagmire?

The Congo Basin is rich in forests and poor in cash, which makes it hard to resist offers of easy money from loggers.  Carbon credits could, in theory, help save the forests, but the region's historically low rates of deforestation (and governance) make it difficult to prove you're saving

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July 21, 2010

Congo’s Minister of Environment here to study Guyana’s LCDS

Guyana’s efforts to draw attention to the value of standing forests in the climate change arena is drawing attention from peer countries facing similar challenges.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo which is home to the Congo Basin has sent a representative of their Government to study Guyana’s forest management practices and policies. The Basin is the second largest standing rainforest after the Amazon Basin and the residents and government of that country are dealing with many of the issues that are facing Guyana as a result of Climate Change and its effects.

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21 July 2010

Congo learns from Guyana’s LCDS

A MINISTERIAL team from the Republic of Congo (ROC) yesterday completed the third day of a fact- finding visit on Guyana’s sustainable forestry management and the Low-Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) with a packed programme, including a courtesy call on Agriculture Minister, Mr.

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May 2010

The Congolese forest, governance and timber trade: FLEGT

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