Economy of Congo

The Environmental Challenges in Congo

Congo holds the title of being the second largest country in Africa by total land area. Just like any other country its leading environmental struggle is deforestation. The Congo's forests are ruined by fire that are set out to cleand the land for argricultural purposes. In fact, the country's most accessible forest, that of the Kouilou-Mayombe Mountains, has been overexploited. The country also suffers natural phenomenons including volcanic erruptions, flooding, and man-induced problems like pollution. The country has poor protection and governance over its rich biodiversity.

related and other excellent sites

Copyright (C)2019Economy of Congo.All rights reserved.