Sixty per cent of Local Market Timber is Illegal | WWF

Sixty per cent of Local Market Timber is Illegal



Posted on 02 December 2011
From VibeGhana: Over 60 per cent of all timber products available on the domestic market is illegal, causing a lot of loss of revenue to the State, Mr David Kpelle of the Forestry Commission (FC)said in Accra on Thursday. He said these timber products were mainly brought to the market by chain-saw operators who do not follow laid-down procedures nor paid any form of royalties.
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