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Story Publication logo November 26, 2021

Video: The Impact of Deforestation on Indigenous Peoples


A lumberjack cutting down a tree in the jungle. Image courtesy of Shutterstock. Cameroon, 2012.

This project looks at the impact of deforestation on Indigenous peoples, from their living...


This story excerpt was translated from French. To view the original video in full, visit CPCTV. 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.

Lack of natural foods, scarcity of medicinal plants, and changes in lifestyle are the consequences of deforestation on the Indigenous peoples of Central Africa. From the Congo to Cameroon, through the CAR, the impact of logging is felt within these Indigenous communities.

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