This presentation by Harold Turinawe, of Merit Sawmillers Contractors Ltd and Elvis Mulimba of E & P Investments Ltd, provides the perspective on sustainable timber processing from two Ugandan businesses.
It gives an overview of the opportunities and challenges to sustainability of wood value addition and Chinese market competitiveness through quality and regulation for hard woods.
The presentation was made at the fourth international learning event of the China-Africa Forest Governance Learning Platform, held in Pemba, Mozambique, from 23-25 October 2017.
The platform event focused on finding ways for Chinese businesses in Africa, and African businesses linked to China, to generate strong benefits for local economies in Africa while looking after forest resources for future generations.
More details: https://www.iied.org/china-africa-forest-governance-meeting-mozambique