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Cabinet action ends 25-year-old quest for legal timber in Ghana

Thursday, March 31, 2022, will be recorded in the annals of Ghana’s forestry sector as one of its most remarkable days. On this day,...

Angola to produce 600,000 cubic metres of timber annually

Angola’s forestry potential is estimated at 70 million hectares, which allows it to produce 600,000 cubic metres of timber annually. Angola’s Minister of State for...

In Cameroon, illegal logging of high-value timber harms indigenous forest communities

Indigenous people living in forest communities are now facing the worrying consequences of illegal logging when their medicine sources and farms are devastated. In east...

Proposed wood source for Indonesian mill sparks conflict

A potential wood supplier for one of the world’s largest pulp and paper mills does not have the consent of local communities A joint investigation...

Ogun apprehends illicit timber merchants

In efforts aimed at curbing illegal felling of trees in state-owned forest reserves, the Ogun State Government has impounded three timber lorries and six...

Greenpeace tasks Spain, France, Gabon on ship’s timber cargo

Greanpeace has called on Spain, France and Gabon to urgently investigate circumstances surrounding a ship carrying timber believed to have been illegally logged in...

Govts, traders urged to stem Congo Basin timber trade

Congo Basin governments and their main timber trading partners must take concrete action to tackle illegal logging according to Greenpeace Africa.  During the 14th edition of...

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AMAC launches SEACAP project to address climate change impacts

Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) in the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, launched its Sustainable Energy...
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How to tackle 28m housing deficit in Nigeria – International Human Rights Commission

The International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) says it is in partnership with the federal government to tackle the country’s...

UK urged to transform farmland to boost food resilience, tackle nature crisis

A WWF report reveals that - at a time of global food insecurity - half of the UK's wheat...

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AMAC launches SEACAP project to address climate change impacts

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