Story Publication logo June 26, 2023

Radio: The Timber of Poverty (French)


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


This story excerpt was translated from French. To listen to the original story in full, visit Radio Communautaire Rutshuru. Our RJF website is available in EnglishSpanishbahasa IndonesiaFrench, and Portuguese.

Audio courtesy of Radio Communautaire Rutshuru.

"DRC and the timber of Poverty" is an investigation 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 support from the Rainforest Journalism Fund in partnership with the Pulitzer Center.

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