Farasuto Forest in The Gambia: a relict forest patch in West Africa

Tucker, John
March 2013
CFA Newsletter;Mar2013, Issue 60, p7
The article features the Farasuto forest in The Gambia. It shows that the forest is the second smallest of five known remaining Guinea-Congo patches, and it sits on the edge of and marginally above the mangrove zone on the south bank of the River Gambia. It states that the forest has survived because it was historically used for traditional ceremonies.


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