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Total launches big forestry project in Africa

The French oil company says it can capture 10 million tonnes of CO2 per year by planting trees across 40,000 hectares in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Photo: Benoit Tessier/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

There are many available pathways for an oil and gas supermajor to turn its business on its head in the process of supplanting fossil fuels with greener energy assets. Total's latest undertaking in the Democratic Republic of the Congo serves as a fine example of this.

Tuesday, the oil outfit thus reveals a new partnership with Forêt Ressources Management to plant 40,000 hectares' worth of trees in the African country. This will take place in the Batéké Plateaux region.

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