The government of Tanzania has formed a task force aimed at reinforcing the implementation of the Zanzibar Declaration on Illegal Trade in Timber and Other Forest Products, an official said on Thur

Destruction of forests in Kisii County continues even in the face of a ban on logging by the government.

GOVERNMENT has warned that the country is at risk of a timber deficit if the excessive cutting down of trees is not curbed.

President Macky Sall on Thursday suspended all authorisations for logging and ordered an overhaul of Senegal’s forestry laws after a massacre connected to the illegal trade in timber.

The Consumer Unit Trust Society (CUTS) International Zambia has expressed concern that despite the ban on the harvest, transportation and exportation of Mukula tree, there is a lot of illegal tradi

Officials of the Forestry Commission have intensified their fight against illegal logging in efforts to stem the tide of deforestation and ensure sustainable forest resource exploitation.

The ruling notes that the concept of “nature as a true subject of rights that must be recognized by states and exercised under the tutelage of their legal representatives.”

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Madhya Pradesh & Others Vs Kallo Bai dated 08/05/2017 regarding confiscation of vehicles by the Forest Development Corporation, Dhuma District, Seoni for carrying teak wood without the requisite documents. The offence was registered under Madhya Pradesh Van Upaj (Vyapar Viniyam) Adhiniyam, 1969. The broad scheme of the Adhiniyam is to punish those who are in contravention of the law at the hand of the criminal court.

Vietnamese officials, companies and private individuals are systematically smuggling huge amounts of illegally logged timber from protected areas of Cambodia into Vietnam, according to a new report

Rakai — Government has deployed a combined force of UPDF soldiers and police in Malabigambo Central Forest Reserve in Kyebe Sub-county, Rakai District, to fight illegal logging.

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