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Posted on July 10, 2014
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Map of the Day: Central African Fires

Posted on July 10, 2014
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 MOTDJuly9 Most of the fires detected in this map are burning in grass or cropland areas. Reports assert the fires are the result of both large and small-scale farmers attempting to manage the land in the most cost-effective way possible. However, in Angola, 80% percent of farmers are smallholders, which could explain the extensive use of burning practices in the country.

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