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Illegal charcoal trade in eastern DR Congo

Year: 2014 Author: Riccardo Pravettoni, GRID Arendal
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The illicit charcoal trade in eastern DRC, but also into Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania, is a significant income to criminals and militias. Militias in DRC are estimated to make 14–50 million USD annually on road taxes (2001 figures, see UNSC, 2001 and UNEP-INTERPOL, 2012).
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