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A waterfall along the Mara river at its source in the Mau Forest near Bomet, Narok, Kenya © Kate Holt  WWF-UK

Timber trade an overview in East and Southern Africa

A waterfall along the Mara river at its source in the Mau Forest near Bomet, Narok, Kenya © Kate Holt WWF-UK

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Published 13th April 2017

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New study highlights timber trade challenges in eastern and southern Africa

Nairobi, Kenya, 13th April 2017—A new TRAFFIC and WWF report launched today highlights the challenges facing timber trading nations in eastern and southern Africa, in particular the need for improving trade monitoring and financial integrity and addressing issues related to politics, corruption and ethics at a national and regional level. 

An overview of timber trade in East and Southern Africa

Report author(s):
Kahana Lukumbuzya, Cassian Sianga

Publication date:
April 2017


Notes:

Note
[1] The member states of the Zanzibar Declaration—Kenya, Uganda, Mozambique, Madagascar, and mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar


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