Weather patterns, urbanization add to pressures on Zambia’s forests

LUSAKA, Zambia (11 April 2015) — Charcoal and timber make significant contributions to the livelihoods of rural households in Zambia — but these forest-based resources do not always lead to deforestation, contrary to conventional wisdom, research indicates. A recent study shows that in some areas of the country, locally managed charcoal production systems exist, and... Read moreThis article was originally posted on Forests News. Click here to read the full article.