Deforestation rates slow in Africa's Congo Basin
Deforestation down as the region’s economy switches away from agriculture towards more mining and energy industries, report says
West, Central Africa agree security force to protect forests, seas
Leaders plan to beef up regional efforts against illegal exploitation of natural resources, to support development
Will REDD ignore conflict in the DRC?
Moves to include the Democratic Republic of Congo in forest protection efforts may not work unless the country’s problems with conflict are taken into account