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Congo Brazzaville hosts Congo basin summit [Focus]

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The Congo Basin is nn area of a rare ecological richness: it represents 10% of the world’s biodiversity located on more than 500,000 hectares with about 250 million inhabitants.

It is the second largest lung of the earth after the Amazon due to the importance of carbon reserves.

The republic of Congo hosted a summit on the Congo Basin – which event brought government officials, United Nations representatives and members of civil society to dilate on how to maximize the potential of the basin.

Jean David MIHAMLE of Africanews covered the event that took place in Congo’s capital, Brazzaville.

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