Africa has 30-percent of the world’s biodiversity, with much of it unique to the continent. It also has 1.3 billion people. And like people everywhere, they want social and economic well-being and hope to pass on a good life to their children. Africa’s biodiversity plays a big role in reaching those goals.
In this episode, we’ll delve into Africa’s biodiversity – the threats its facing, the ways it’s being preserved, and even restored. Above all, we’ll focus on the biodiversity economy, looking at how biodiversity should be valued. We’ll also explore ways in which Africans can sustainably use their natural resources to forge a new path forward where conservation and social and economic development work in harmony.
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