Posted on :Thursday , 28th April 2022
More than 63 percent of people in Africa, according to the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), have no alternative to wood and rely on it as their major energy source. In Africa, almost 90% of the wood harvested is utilised for fuel.
Because cleaner alternatives or sustainable fuels remain out of reach, the International Energy Agency's regional energy forecas. . .
Posted on :Friday , 24th September 2021
The colonial past of Sub-Saharan Africa has impacted the growth, development, and ownership structure of its forest and wood products business, particularly the wood processing sector.
The placement of wood processing plants corresponds to the availability of raw materials. As a result, the vast majority of current processing plants are in West and Central Africa. Kenya looks. . .
Posted on :Wednesday , 25th August 2021
As demand for residential and office space rises across Africa, the furniture industry continues to thrive in many African countries.
Africa's rising economy, as well as its vast and quickly growing urban population, are some of the reasons why the furniture industry is doing well on our continent.
From Lagos in West Africa to Nairobi in East Africa, it is . . .
Posted on :Monday , 26th July 2021
Indirectly and directly, Kenya's wood sector serves approximately 500,000 Kenyans, with the lumberjack trade also serving as a backbone for the country's building industry. There are a number of variables that are leading to an increase in the demand for wood in Kenya.
It is predicted that Kenya's economy would continue to develop at a high pace. Kenya has a population of mor. . .
Posted on :Thursday , 8th July 2021
In Kenya, the forest sector provides more economic benefits than is recorded in the country's national statistics.
The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) indicated forestryâ€™s contribution to GDP to be one percent, which, according to the study of the Forestry Society of Kenya did not take into account other important values, including direct values of both timbe. . .