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Story Publication logo March 29, 2022

Smoking Fish Causes Deforestation (French)

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The traditional process leading to the production of smoked fish appears to accelerate deforestation...

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This story excerpt was translated from French. To watch the original video in full, visit Business Africa & Initiative Africa. You may also watch the original video on the Rainforest Journalism Fund website here. Our website is available in English, Spanish, bahasa Indonesia, French, and Portuguese.


Traditional fish smoking is a threat to the environment. This flourishing activity requires a significant amount of wood, which accelerates the deforestation. Effects are already visible in Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Video by Business Africa & Initiative Africa. Congo, 2022.

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