Posted on :Tuesday , 28th December 2021
Africa will be one of the world's greatest marketplaces by 2050, with a population exceeding that of China. The construction of a continental free trade zone is well underway. Africa's population will grow to include a sizable middle class with a growing hunger for consumer goods. These trends present opportunities for investment and expansion in the forest and wood products industries. Tan. . .
Posted on :Friday , 26th November 2021
In Tanzania's fast developing economy, rising demand for timber and wood supply from industrial plantations and natural forests have created a new source of income for smallholder farmers in Tanzania's Southern Highlands, which is experiencing a tree-growing boom.
Woodlots are becoming increasingly common in East Africa as a result of growing urban demand for lumber, elec. . .
Posted on :Tuesday , 26th October 2021
Dr. Ezekiel Mwakalukwa, Chairman of TNBC's Forestry Working Group, stated in Dar es Salaam. Ben Mfungo Sulus, co-chair of the working group, and Dr. Godwill Wanga, executive secretary of the TNBC, are with him.
The Tanzania National Business Council (TNBC) is launching a program to encourage the creation of Engineered Wood Products manufacturing units (EWPs).
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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 :Thursday , 24th June 2021
Sawmilling and wood planing, veneer sheets and wood-based panels, builders' woodwork and joinery, wooden containers, various wood goods, and furniture are all part of the wood and furniture sector in Tanzania.
The manufacture of wood and furniture is one of Tanzania's oldest businesses, with the first sawmills opening in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Furniture firms were na. . .