Events - Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Regional Conference on Drivers of Deforestation in the Congo Basin

This two-day regional conference will discuss findings from the World Bank Program on Forests (PROFOR) study on Deforestation Trends in the Congo Basin, including proposed recommendations and potential tradeoffs between protecting forest ecosystems and economic growth. The Central African Forests Commission (COMIFAC) requested the study to increase understanding of deforestation dynamics in the Central African region. The World Bank and COMIFAC are organizing the conference.  

dates: 15-16 May 2013   location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo