DRC

Forestry permit audit in DR Congo poses threat to several industry tycoons

Eve Bazaiba, DRC Environment Minister, 3 October 2022.
Eve Bazaiba, DRC Environment Minister, 3 October 2022. © Justin Makangara/Reuters
DRC Environment Minister Eve Bazaiba is aiming to take back illegal forestry licences in order to ban logging and to be able to sell carbon credits. Several operators who entered the sector under President Kabila risk losing their titles and, locally, her initiative is being opposed. [...] (651 words)
Published on 21/03/2023 at 04:40 GMT Reading time 3 minutes
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