Thursday, 08 February 2018

Unlocking barriers to dynamism and growth in plantation forestry in South Africa

  • Year: 2018
  • Author(s): Struan R. Robertson

There is a need to assess the status of plantation forestry and what can be improved to facilitate the sustainable use of land and water resources in South Africa, and spread the benefit of efficiency gains in the value chain. There is also a need to assess the barriers that can be overcome to achieve the aim of sustainably managed plantation forests and furnish new opportunities for expansions in coverage, especially in historically underdeveloped areas to create new economic opportunities for economically marginalised communities.

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