Bushmeat and food security in the Congo Basin: linkages between wildlife and people's future

@article{Fa2003BushmeatAF,
  title={Bushmeat and food security in the Congo Basin: linkages between wildlife and people's future},
  author={John E. Fa and D Currie and Jessica J. Meeuwig},
  journal={Environmental Conservation},
  year={2003},
  volume={30},
  pages={71 - 78}
}
Tropical moist forests in Africa are concentrated in the Congo Basin. A variety of animals in these forests, in particular mammals, are hunted for their meat, termed bushmeat. This paper investigates current and future trends of bushmeat protein, and non-bushmeat protein supply, for inhabitants of the main Congo Basin countries. Since most bushmeat is derived from forest mammals, published extraction (E) and production (P) estimates of mammal populations were used to calculate the per person… 
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