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Nott, K. 2014. A critical assessment of the economic and environmental sustainability of the Namibian indigenous forest/ timber industry. Literature review report. IRDNC. TRAFFIC East/Southern Africa (TESA) project (ESA164.00)


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A critical assessment of the economic and environmental sustainability of the Namibian indigenous forest/ timber industry.

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TRAFFIC has been contracted, through the Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adapted Land-use (SASSCAL) to implement a project titled 'A Critical Assessment of the Economic and Environmental Sustainability of the Namibian Indigenous Forest/Timber Industry'. The overall Project Objective to enhance the governance capacity of the Directorate of Forestry to better manage indigenous forests and hinder unsustainable and illegal resource utilisation through comprehensive and independent assessment of the current status of the industry, and specifically that based on the trade in Kiaat Pterocarpus angolensis produced in Namibia and sourced from Zambia and Angola.

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