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Country Country Area (Mha) 10%
Forest Area (Mha) Forest Carbon Stocks (Mt C) Average Carbon Density(t C ha -1)
Aboveground BelowGround Total
Low Mean High Low Mean High Low Mean High Low Mean High
Angola 125 73 2,379 2,428 2,507 734 748 769 3,114 3,176 3,277 43 44 45
Benin 12 2 48 48 48 16 16 16 64 64 64 26 26 26
Botswana 58 2 28 28 28 9 9 9 37 37 37 18 18 18
Burundi 3 1 31 34 36 9 10 11 41 44 47 50 54 58
Cameroon 47 36 3,370 3,650 3,951 927 995 1,068 4,297 4,646 5,019 119 129 139
Central African Republic 62 53 2,286 2,517 2,797 684 745 819 2,970 3,262 3,615 56 62 69
Chad 127 4 72 73 73 24 24 24 96 97 97 23 23 23
Cote d'Ivoire 32 15 739 797 862 218 234 251 957 1,031 1,113 63 68 73
Dem. Rep. Congo 234 205 17,072 18,930 20,397 4,755 5,213 5,571 21,828 24,143 25,968 107 118 127
Equatorial Guinea 3 3 303 328 356 81 87 94 384 416 450 147 159 173
Ethiopia 114 22 747 794 855 229 242 258 976 1,037 1,114 45 48 52
Gabon 27 24 2,830 3,054 3,301 759 813 871 3,589 3,867 4,172 148 160 173
Gambia 1 0.14 1 1 1 0.4 0.4 0.4 2 2 2 12 12 12
Ghana 24 8 377 410 444 112 120 129 488 530 573 62 67 73
Guinea 25 18 696 744 807 211 224 241 907 968 1,047 50 54 58
Guinea-Bissau 3 3 74 74 75 23 23 24 97 97 99 36 37 37
Kenya 58 4 152 160 170 47 49 52 199 209 222 44 47 49
Lesotho 3 1 18 18 18 6 6 6 24 24 24 19 19 19
Liberia 10 9 980 1,067 1,160 267 288 310 1,247 1,355 1,469 132 143 155
Madagascar 59 27 1,090 1,180 1,269 328 352 376 1,418 1,532 1,644 53 58 62
Malawi 12 3 92 95 98 29 30 31 122 124 129 36 37 38
Mali 125 3 76 78 80 24 25 25 100 103 105 36 37 38
Mozambique 79 56 1,655 1,675 1,714 517 522 533 2,172 2,197 2,247 39 39 40
Namibia 83 0.30 4 4 4 1 1 1 5 5 5 16 16 16
Nigeria 91 18 762 827 895 228 245 263 990 1,072 1,158 56 61 66
Rep. of Congo 34 28 2,957 3,223 3,459 804 868 924 3,761 4,091 4,382 133 144 155
Rwanda 3 1 31 34 37 9 10 11 40 44 48 58 64 70
Senegal 20 3 58 59 60 19 19 19 77 78 79 28 29 29
Sierra Leone 7 7 358 396 436 105 114 125 463 510 561 70 77 85
Somalia 64 0 10 10 10 3 3 3 14 14 14 30 30 31
South Africa 122 19 375 383 394 122 125 128 497 507 522 26 27 28
Sudan 251 25 687 705 730 216 221 228 903 926 959 36 37 39
Swaziland 2 1 21 22 22 7 7 7 28 29 29 32 32 33
Tanzania 95 34 1,050 1,073 1,109 326 332 342 1,376 1,406 1,452 41 42 43
Togo 6 1 31 33 35 10 10 11 41 43 46 37 39 41
Uganda 24 7 303 330 360 91 98 106 394 428 466 54 59 64
Zambia 75 47 1,454 1,465 1,482 452 454 459 1,906 1,919 1,941 41 41 41
Zimbabwe 39 13 273 275 277 89 89 90 361 364 367 28 28 28
Total Africa 2,158 775 44,584 47,902 51,616 12,936 13,790 14,737 57,520 61,692 66,353 74 80 86