Restoring Africa's Landscape – 10 Countries Unite to Combat Deforestation (allAfrica.com)

Ten African countries have committed to restoring 100 million hectares of degraded and deforested land across the continent over the next 15 years. The plan, which costs $1.6bn (€1.4bn), will be underpinned by a $1bn investment from the World Bank and the rest from private sector investment. The AFR-100 scheme was launched on Sunday in Paris.…