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Reps to IGP: End banditry, kidnapping on Benin-Okada road

Reps to IGP: End banditry, kidnapping on Benin-Okada road

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The Hlanzoun riparian swamp forest in southern Benin, one of the last of its kind in the country, is home to unparallelled flora and fauna. Yet according to ecologists its unique biodiversity is under threat from poaching, agriculture and ever-increasing human exploitation.
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