Once ‘invisible,’ Africa’s domestic loggers come into the light

27 February 2015

Mr. Aboubakar, who has been working as a carpenter in his native Côte d’Ivoire for the past 25 years, sits with our team of researchers answering our questions to help us better understand the domestic, artisanal timber sector in his country.
In the eyes of those concerned with the future of forests in Africa, Mr. Aboubakar doesn’t even exist.

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