This analytical document provides an analysis of the role of Africa’s forests in the continent’s future green economies. The report points to stark, problematic realities for people of Africa, markets and ecosystems from continuing deforestation and forest degradation. It also offers a glimpse of the positive potential of forests as countries shift toward resource-efficient and sustainable green economies.
Topics: Forestry, REDD, Green Jobs/Economy, Mitigation, COP22 List of UN Publications
Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document
Publication date: 2015
Language: English, French