Posted on :Wednesday , 24th April 2019
Driven by booming construction and furniture markets Africas industrial wood demand expected grow over the next two decades
Africa’s 2030 industrial wood demand will be met by imports, given the dwindling natural forest resources and constrained plantation forestry . Local production is increasing, but not nearly fast enough hence the region is growing into a $ 50 billion an. . .
Posted on :Monday , 22nd April 2019
As Kenya revives the stalled plans for the construction of two million additional housing units there is growing optimism in the future across the country's urban areas with the first 500,000 housing units expected by 2022. In addition to the increasing expansion the units are a part for the country's education sector to accommodate the increasing student population, this coul. . .
Posted on :Monday , 11th February 2019
Government experts are mulling over all possible options to ensure revival and strengthening of the sector. The years to come will see increased efficiency and productivity.
The medium-term outlook for the timber industry is under pressure while the short-term outlook for South Africa’s timber industry looks promising, with positive supply and demand figures. As the total ar. . .
Posted on :Thursday , 22nd March 2018
The move from free-standing homes can be linked to high property prices – which shows that South Africans living in the country’s most populated provinces can expect to pay well over a 1 million rand for a home.
As owners opt for townhouses and flats over free-standing properties South African homes are becoming smaller.
Most people use them as their main. . .
Posted on :Saturday , 2nd December 2017
To ensure that only legally sawn wood is used in the country the Center for International Forestry Research has started a campaign
Cameroon is well known for being an international timber exporter, and as Africa's largest . . .