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Aerial shot of Selous Game Reserve. Selous, Tanzania © Greg Armfield / WWF

The logging boom in Tanzania

Aerial shot of Selous Game Reserve. Selous, Tanzania © Greg Armfield / WWF

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Published 25th May 2007

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Tanzania’s disappearing timber revenue

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 25 May 2007—Millions of dollars worth of timber revenue is being lost each year in Tanzania because of poor governance and rampant corruption in the forestry sector, according to a hard-hitting report by TRAFFIC, launched today. 

Forestry, governance and national development: Lessons learned from a logging boom in southern Tanzania

Report author(s):
Simon A. H. Milledge, Ised K. Gelvas, Antje Ahrends

Publication date:
May 2007