When good intentions go awry – timber transit through Zambia

Willemien Viljoen, tralac Researcher, comments on Zambia’s recent efforts to curb illicit timber trade and deforestation: At a time when the world looks at multilateral and regional initiatives to facilitate transit trade, intra-SADC transit traffic along the Walvis Bay – Ndola – Lumbumbashi Development Corridor (WBNL) has been dealt a blow by Zambia. Zambia is […]

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Get ready for LIGNA 2017

LIGNA, the world’s leading trade fair for machinery, plant and tools for the woodworking and timber processing industry, is gearing up for its 2017 season (22 to 26 May) with a new, more visitor-centric layout of themes. The significance of the new layout for the primary timber industry is that the Forestry Technology displays will be located […]

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