chronicle.co.zw 05 Aug, 2022 02:15 am

President Mnangagwa in Maputo for key regional meeting

President Mnangagwa in Maputo for key regional meeting
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In an interview, Forestry Commission general manager Mr Abedinigo Marufu said the conference will culminate in the signing of a binding declaration enjoining parties to the agreement, to protect the Miombo woodlands.Miombo woodlands are tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands biome located primarily in Central Africa.He said Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi came up with an idea to look after the Miombo woodlands.” Mr Marufu said Miombo woodlands were fast disappearing on account of deforestation.

“We are talking about management of our indigenous forests; you know we have been talking about planting trees, primarily exotic trees,” said Mr Marufu.” Mr Marufu said President Mnangagwa will sign the declaration on behalf of Zimbabwe.

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