Logging Truck in DRC

Photo | 28 February, 2014

If regulations such as the EUTR are enforced effectively then this will cut off a possible destination for companies dealing in illegal timber from countries such as the DRC. If not it is the forested areas and local communities who stand to lose out. Interpol estimates that illegal logging accounts for 50 to 90 percent of the volume of all forestry in key producer tropical countries.