Malawi is Putting its Money Where its Forests Are

Malawi's growing population depends on forests for wood or charcoal for cooking, but these forests are being cleared for agriculture, which 80 percent of Malawians rely on to support themselves. To combat this potentially disastrous trend, Malawi's government plans to pay its young people to plant trees.

Date published: 
December 2018
Katie Reytar, Sabin Ray and Lucas Toh
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