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German reforestation

German reforestation

The German government signed an agreement to provide $4.5 million to the Mekong River

Commission (MRC) on October 24. The money will be used in forest rehabilitation,

training government officials, and helping local communities take part in land-use

planning. The areas targeted for the project are on the Laotian, Thai and Vietnamese

borders, which have some of the highest deforestation rates in the world.

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