Story Publication logo April 10, 2023

Radio: DRC and the Wood of Poverty (French)


wood in forest

The exploitation of forests in the Congo does not benefit the local community and Indigenous peoples...


This story excerpt was translated from French. To read the original story in full, visit Radio Sauti Ya Mkaaji. You may also view the original story on the Rainforest Journalism Fund website here. Our website is available in English, Spanish, bahasa Indonesia, French, and Portuguese.

DRC and the Wood of Poverty, is an investigation we conducted in the provinces of Equateur and Tshuapa. It sheds light on the blunders, complicity and obstruction of the law committed by Chinese companies in this part of the country.

This story was produced by Francis Mbanzulu, Elisée Boweya and Eric Bombayo with the support from the Rainforest Journalism Fund in partnership with the Pulitzer Center.

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Audio by Radio Sauti Ya Mkaaji. DRC, 2023.