the Namibian Timber Industry with Reference to Zambia and Angola

Published 3 April 2020


New study scrutinises Namibia’s role in the global timber industry

Windhoek, Namibia, 3rd April 2020—a new TRAFFIC study examines the trade in timber species found in Namibia and the country’s role as an exporter of timber harvested in the region.

A Critical Assessment of the Economic and Environmental Sustainability of the Namibian Indigenous Forest / Timber Industry with Reference to Zambia and Angola

Report author(s):
Karen Nott , Amber Nott, David Newton

Publication date:
April 2020


A critical assessment of the economic and environmental sustainability of the Namibian indigenous forest/timber Industry with reference to Zambia and Angola was funded through the Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adapted Land-Management (SASSCAL) 1.0 Research Portfolio (Task 35). SASSCAL is a joint initiative of Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and Germany in response to the challenges of global change. SASSCAL is financially sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany.