Zambia secures land for trees plantations to become a major timber exporter

Railway in Zambia
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Lusaka Times informed the Government of Zambia  through the Zambia Forestry and Forest Industries Corporation (ZAFFICO) will secure 50,000 hectares of land in each of the 10 provinces for the establishment of plantations. The action is expected to transform Zambia into a major timber exporter.

Earlier Xinhua reported that the Zambian government extended its ban on timber exports to all types on June 13, 2017.

Source: Woodbizforum