April 12, 2018
Mozambique to further extend restriction on logging and timber exports
The Mozambican Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development has completely banned the exploitation of three species of hardwoods, and barred the export of a further three. The Ministry dispatch, reported in Tuesday's issue of the independent daily “O Pais”, states that, as from the date of the document, 29 March, no wood at all may be cut from the species Pterocarpus tinctorius (known as Nkula), Swartzia madagascariensis (ironwood) and Combretum imberbe (Mondzo). The hardwoods known as chanfuta (azfelia quanzensis), umbila (pterocarpus abgolensis) and jambire (millettia stuhlmannii, sometimes known as partridge ...
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