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FSC certification helps stop the ‘bleeding’ in Tanzanian forests

Photo by John Kabubu

The sound of a saw cutting deep into the kiaat tree (Pterocarpus angolensis, also called “bloodwood”) in a forest in Kisangi village fills the air. Sweat drips from the body of 56-year-old Rafii Hashim as he pushes the saw rhythmically back and forth to ensure a smooth cut. The birds are chirping,…

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Added by John Kabubu on March 20, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

Its Full speed ahead for Fisheries policy and institutional reforms in the South West Indian Ocean

Photo by: John Kabubu

The Western Indian Ocean State’s efforts to help bring about improved marine fisheries reforms and governance in the South West Indian Ocean range states are beginning to bear fruit following a recent decision to reform the South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Commission from an advisory body to a full management…

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Added by John Kabubu on March 15, 2013 at 6:30 — No Comments

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