World Rainforest Movement

“Industrial Tree Plantations Invading Eastern and Southern Africa”

Posted on Jan 9, 2018

This briefing, compiled by the World Rainforest Movement (WRM) and the Timberwatch Coalition (TW), is now also available in Swahili. It...

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Food, forests and the unfolding crisis in Zambia

Posted on Jan 9, 2018

In the past, Zambia infrequently made global news. A peaceful country at the heart of southern Africa, renowned primarily for its copper...

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Large Hydropower Dams Are Not the Answer: Time to Rethink Africa’s Energy Infrastructure

Posted on Jan 9, 2018

The electrification rates of Africa are appalling: the lowest in the world, with as little as 1 per cent access in some rural areas. The...

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Industrial tree plantations in eastern and southern Africa

Posted on Jan 9, 2018

From the late 19th to the mid-20th century, while under the political rule of Britain – the main colonial power in the region at the...

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Violence, appropriation and resistance: Eastern and southern Africa

Posted on Jan 9, 2018

From time to time the WRM bulletin highlights stories, struggles and reflections from a specific part of the world. This issue is focused...

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Mashamba makubwa ya miti kwa ajili ya viwanda yanavyovamia Mashariki na Kusini mwa Afrika

Posted on Oct 9, 2017

Taarifa hii ya pamoja kati ya Timberwatch Coalition na World Rainforest Movement inalenga katika mambo mbalimbali ya ndani na nje...

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Industrial Tree Plantations Invading Eastern and Southern Africa

Posted on Oct 5, 2016

New briefing: “Industrial Tree Plantations Invading Eastern and Southern Africa” In the context of emerging global trends in...

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Zambia

Posted on Oct 25, 2012

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Timber Plantations in Southern Africa

Posted on Dec 15, 2008

Timber plantations in southern Africa are concentrated in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Swaziland, but they are also expanding in Mozambique....

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Zambia: Grabbed by the agrofuel stampede

Posted on May 27, 2008

In Africa, agrofuel initiatives are proliferating in many countries including Zambia, where jatropha has been selected as the main crop to...

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