Climate change: My Roots in Africa startup is planting trees with blockhain

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“Every year, about 15 billion trees are cut down globally, and across Africa, deforestation rates have surpassed the global annual average of 0.8 percent.

Forests in West and East Africa, where conservation efforts are not matching deforestation activities, have undergone almost complete decline between the 1900s and 2017, according to a comparison of reconstructed African forests by a team of ecology and evolutionary biology scientists at Yale University.

One reason for this is that people living in rural areas in Africa still depend on wood from felled trees for their cooking, according to the  Africa Energy Outlook 2019 report.

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