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Madagascar's carbon credits plan

At the World Forestry Congress 2015 - held in Durban, South Africa - it was said that the rate of deforestation across Africa is four times the world average.

One of the most vulnerable countries is Madagascar, which has lost thousands of hectares of its unique forest to illegal logging and urbanisation over the past 50 years.

But things there are changing because of several ongoing projects, which could not only slow the rate of deforestation, but potentially bring in millions of dollars for the country and its people.

The BBC's Jason Boswell reports from the Analamazoatra Reserve for Africa Business Report.

  • 11 Sep 2015
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