Rwanda introduces greenhouse gas monitoring system

12 June 2014

Rwanda's Ministry of Natural Resources has unveiled a new monitoring system to cut greenhouse gas emissions due to deforestation and forest degradation.

Adrie Mukashema, deputy director-general of the Ministry of Natural Resources in charge of forests, said Tuesday the greenhouse gas monitoring and reporting scheme is a reflection of Rwanda's commitment to protecting its forests and encouraging sustainable development.

"Even though we have little", she said, "we make sure that what we have is sustainably managed".

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