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A concession is defined as the granting of a territory for its occupation and use.

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MaintainingFishTrap_MashareNambia_Mp3iefFlickrBYNCSA2.0
28 December 2020
Namibia
  • Reconnaissance Energy Africa, an oil and gas company with headquarters in Canada, has recently begun exploratory drilling in northern Namibia.
  • Conservationists and local communities are concerned over the potential environmental impact that oil and gas extraction could have on such an important ecosystem.
The bold plan to save Africa's largest forest_by Peter Yeung
8 January 2021
Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Congo Basin contains the world's second-largest rainforest, crucial for regulating the world's climate. Inside it, a plan to halt the forest's decline is bearing fruit.

With a gentle tug of his left hand, Patrick Wasa-Nziabo eases dozens of kernels from a sun-dried cob and into a large plastic bucket brimming with lemon-yellow corn at his bare feet.

Casinos, condos and sugar cane: How a Cambodian national park is being sold down the river
4 May 2021
Cambodia
  • Botum Sakor National Park in southern Cambodia has lost at least 30,000 hectares of forest over the past three decades.
  • Decades of environmental degradation go back to the late 1990s when the Cambodian government began handing out economic land concessions for the development of commercial plantations and tourist infrastructure.

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