Tag Archives: Tanzania

FSC-CERTIFICATION STOPS THE ‘BLEEDING’ FROM TANZANIA’S FORESTS

Communities are beginning to realize the benefit of conserving their forests and putting a leash on illegal trade in timber
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WORLD’S FIRST SUSTAINABLY HARVESTED AFRICAN BLACKWOOD

The world's first sustainably harvested African blackwood generates new income for Tanzanian forest communities.
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AFRICAN BLACKWOOD STORY BROADCAST ON IRISH RADIO

In September 2009, Irish flute maker, Martin Doyle, travelled from the West coast of Ireland to Southern Tanzania in find and learn about the African Blackwood or mpingo tree.
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JOHN OSMOND TO CLIMB KILIMANJARO FOR AFRICAN BLACKWOOD

John Osmond, Director of the Institute of Welsh Affairs (IWA), is climbing Kilimanjaro in January 2010 in support of the Mpingo Conservation Project in southern Tanzania.
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FIRST FSC CERTIFIED COMMUNITY-MANAGED NATURAL FORESTS IN AFRICA.

New FSC certificate for African Blackwood heralds a brighter future for rural Tanzanians and ethical woodwind instruments.
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