Africa NewsSawmillingTalkmor Kanda

Talkmore Kanda is the marketing manager of Allied Timbers, Zimbabwe’s state-owned entity responsible for domestic and export timber sales under the Ministry of Environment and Tourism.

In a conversation with Justin Nyakudanga, he says the government recognises the country’s forestry industry to be a strategic player in the built environment and economy. Forests are a carbon sink, and timber is a critical and renewable resource.

He foresees the Zimbabwe forestry sector maintaining its relevance and broadening its influence to other areas, such as the tobacco industry and furniture industries.

Read the full interview here –