Video: Renee Heine on the rate loss of forests

The 14th World Forestry Congress – the first on African soil is underway in Durban. United Nations Secretary General – Ban Ki Moon – has told thousands of delegates at the Congress that preservation of the world’s shrinking forests are central to fighting poverty, improving agriculture, water provision and fighting climate change.

The Congress is expected to produce a road map for the sustainable use of forests the world over.

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