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Seven African nations to sign a declaration to protect their tropical forests

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The 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) and the 12th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 12) are currently underway in Marrakech, Morocco. Seven African countries will sign a declaration to protect their tropical forests by shifting to sustainable palm oil production. They are pledging to protect 250 million hectares, 70 per cent of Africa's tropical forest,13 per cent of the world's total. Joining CNBC Africa is Marco Albani, Director for Tropical Forest Alliance 2020, Member of the Executive Committee at the World Economic Forum.

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