Illegal Logging in Mozambique

in Environmental Threats

According to international experts, $250 Million worth of timber is illegally logged in Mozambique each year. The amount of timber that is illegally cut down in the country accounts for nearly two-thirds of all logging activities in Mozambique.

Between 2000 and 2012, over two million hectares of forest has been cut down in Mozambique.

(More illegal logging statistics.)

Source:  “Illegal logging surges in Mozambique,” Mongabay.com, February 25, 2014.

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