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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > AfDB gives $814 mln for Central Africa forests

AfDB gives $814 mln for Central Africa forests

Date : 21st February 2008, Source : ENN



TUNIS (Reuters) - The African Development Bank (AfDB) will provide $814 million over the next two years to help safeguard Central African forests threatened by war, poverty and poor governance, the bank said on Thursday. Bank President Donald Kaberuka told reporters the money would go to 13 projects aimed at improving the management of natural resources in 2008-2010 in the Congo Basin, home to 37 percent of the world's remaining tropical forests.

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