Journey into the Congo Basin – The Lungs of Africa and Beating Heart of the World

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  • Spanning over six countries, the Congo Basin is the world’s largest carbon sink.
  • In the run-up to the Africa COP-27, Central African voices are calling for adaptation. Listen to voices of local climate champions in an immersive VR journey into the Congo Basin.
  • Together with governments, regional initiatives such as Blue Fund for the Congo Basin, and partners such as the Central African Forest Initiative, Forest Carbon Partnership Facility, Forest Investment Program, Global Environment Facility, PROGREEN, and REDD+, the World Bank is committed to supporting forest-smart development in the Congo Basin, putting people at the center.

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