Poor Farmers Could Destroy Half of Remaining Tropical Forest
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CGIAR news release citing a new CG report on the relationship between poverty, rising population, and loss of global forest cover. The report identifies slash and burn agriculture by farmers with no other options to feed their families as the primary threat to tropical forests, suggesting the complexity of the task of protecting forests and its inherent links with the imperatives of rural poverty reduction.
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