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WWF partners with logging company destroying "Pygmy” land

A French logging company that is an official partner of WWF is accused of deforesting a large area of Cameroon rainforest without the consent of local Baka people.
from Survival on May 26, 2016.
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Paris climate agreement under pressure as talks end in Bonn

Some countries seem to be reverting back into their old position on climate change, questioning the positive processes started in Paris, warns an NGO as talks end in Germany.
from CARE, Climate Media, ActionAid, Christian Aid on May 26, 2016.

Forests to cover a quarter of China in bid to build 'eco-civilisation'

Almost one quarter of China will be covered in forest by 2020 if the country succeeds in its plan of building an “eco-civilisation”, says a UNEP report.
from UNEP on May 26, 2016.

China becomes world’s biggest development lender

China’s increasing weight as a multilateral lender carries major risks, says new report
from China Dialogue on May 26, 2016.

Alarm over worsening conditions in south-east Niger

The UN reports rising insecurity and worsening conditions in south-eastern Niger, which is hosting over 241,000 refugees and displaced people.
from UNHCR on May 26, 2016.
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Why Britain’s Bangladeshis are so successful

In an age of fear about immigration, the success of the Bangladeshi population in Britain has a deeper resonance.
from Ndw Statesman on May 26, 2016.

More investment for African start-ups - but there's room for growth

African venture capital funding and angel investments have more than doubled in a year but founders are still largely dependent on their own funds, says a new report.
from Quartz Africa on May 26, 2016.
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Did we learn the right lessons from ebola?

The ebola emergency may be under control in west Africa, but the job of mending shattered health systems has only just begun. Hazel Healy meets the people rebuilding Sierra Leone.
from New Internationalist on May 25, 2016.
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