Gabon Is the First African Country to Be Paid for Reducing Carbon Emissions

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Gabon just became the first African country to be paid for reducing carbon emissions by protecting its rainforest.

The Central African Forest Initiative (CAFI) has paid the country $17 million thanks to a UN-backed initiative based on a formula that calculates remuneration earned through the amount of carbon that would otherwise have been released.

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