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  • Ghana’s timber industry is expected to benefit from the African Continental Free Trade Agreement. Image credit: Ghana talks business

Ghana to benefit from AfCFTA

November 19th, 2020|

As Ghana prepares for the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) to enter into force next year the government has initiated stakeholder consultations aimed at informing and sensitising the private sector on their role and [...]

  • View from the shared terrace. Image credit: GG-loop with Hexapixel

GG-loop brings biophilic architecture to urban development

November 17th, 2020|

The need for healthy homes has hardly ever been more apparent than during the current global condition. Current efforts to reduce the negative impacts of buildings are inadequate. Therefore, the built environment must be designed [...]

  • High rainfall in countries like Cameroon and Gabon has adversely affected the production and processing of timber products. Image credit: Timber industry news

Rain in West Africa holds back mill production

November 16th, 2020|

Unusual heavy rain in West Africa is affecting sawmill production, while Covid-19 has resulted in an increasing number of mobile mill companies operating illegally. […]

  • Timber sales in Ghana dropped sharply in 2020.  Image credit: Modern Ghana

Timber update in Gabon and Ghana

November 12th, 2020|

The Forestry Ministry in Gabon is still closed because of a labour dispute and it has been reported that labour issues have affected operations at packaging company SNBG. […]

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