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In 2010, Ghana had 7.00Mha of natural forest, extending over 30% of its land area. In 2021, it lost 101kha of natural forest, equivalent to 62.9Mt of CO₂ emissions.
Explore interactive charts and maps that summarize the role forests play in climate change in Ghana. Forest carbon statistics – including how forests store, emit and sequester (remove) carbon – can be customized, easily shared and downloaded for offline use.