Area of Forest Cut Down in Tanzania Each Year

in Environmental Threats

Illegal logging activities in Tanzania is estimated to cut down up to 500,000 hectares of forest each year. The entire country has 33.5 million hectares of forest.

Between 2004 and 2005, up to $58 Million was lost to illegal logging in Tanzania due to corruption, according to Traffic International.

Source:  “Illegal logging costs the nation in revenue,” DailyNews, September 24, 2012.

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