Rwanda Leads in Reforestation

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By Gerald Tenywa, New Vision | Photos and video added by Haiti Chery. Rwanda gained 50.9% more forest cover between 1990 and 2005, or around 162,000 hectares [400,000 acres]. This is the fastest growth rate in the world. Almost 20% of the country, or 480,000 hectares [1,186,000 acres], is now covered with forest.