No man’s land aid trafficking in extinct resources

This is a Pine-tree forest. Pine is one of tree-species government of Uganda is encouraging citizens to plant for their own use, in order to avoid destruction of indigenous tree-species like Afzelia Africana that are at the verge of extinction. Picture by Ochan Hannington | 28 Dec 2019

In a joint operation, National Forest Authority (NFA) and Uganda Police impounded six trucks loaded with logs of restricted tree-species that is at the verge of extinction. The authorities say they have apprehended some individuals who traffic in Afzelia Africana trees. The smugglers have been using porous South Sudan-Uganda-DR Congo border area.

By Adid Rashul, Spirit FM.