Sustainable Hardwood use in Namibia – A 200-Year Plan


As you drive along the long straight tarred road that runs from Namibia’s northern border with Angola to the capital Windhoek and the west African coast you see many roadside craft stalls. The demand for trees comes mainly from China. We match demand to supply to generate profits and other benefits for all of the stakeholders. Firstly, demand needs to be managed to a level that matches the supply of mature trees. So now we need to decide which demand.