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Fri, 09 Feb 2018 18:32 - Updated Fri, 09 Feb 2018 18:31

Over 790 cubic meters of timber seized Cuanza Norte

Ndalatando - At least 793 cubic meters of logs have been held since February 1st in northern Cuanza Norte province, in the light of suspension of logging and transportation activities, related to 2017 Forestry campaign, which ended on 31 January.

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Cuanza Norte: Trucks with wood logs held in Ndalatando

Photo: Estevão Manuel

The data were released to journalists by the head of Forest Development Institute Department (IDF) in Cuanza Norte, Rosário Jacinto Lopes Teixeira.

Teixeira said the logs were being transported in 32 trucks bound for Luanda from the provinces of Moxico, Cuando Cubango, Lunda Sul and Uíge.

Jacinto Lopes Teixeira stressed that the vehicles are being held in the municipalities of Lucala, Cambambe and Cazengo and Ndalatando (northern Cuanza Norte province).

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