Forestry dept  to renew agreement with Malawi army over forests protection

Department of Forestry says it will renew its agreement with the Malawi Defence Force (MDF)  to continue protecting the country’s forests from wanton cutting of trees.

MDF soldiers and a Forestry Ranger standing in front of charcoal maker’s shelter

Forestry department spokesperson Sangwani Phiri said since the MDF solders moved out of the forests in Nyika, Dzalanyama and Mulanje, among others, the forests are being depleted of trees at an alarming rate.

“We will soon be reviewing our agreement with the MDF. The department wants to send the soldiers back to the forests to protect the trees,” said Phiri.

He could not say exactly when the agreement would be renewed and signed, saying this will be done when both sides are ready.

Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :

Sharing is caring!

0 0 vote
Article Rating
Follow us in Twitter
2 Comments
newest
oldest most voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Njolo mpilu
Njolo mpilu
1 year ago

Taululani kukucikanji under the army watch?
Ya to protect our forests.
They drink the wine and let all of us the l9cals drink wayer just like JB fired the original employees, her and the mmwenye employed their own and corrupted all Chikangawa trees matabwa to Zambia. I REST MY CASE,EVIL WICKED PEOPLE. WHORE WOMAN

Agenda Setting Theory
Agenda Setting Theory
1 year ago

Someone told me there is more that is been stolen now from our forest under military protection.

shares
Read previous post:
Silver, Civil in battle for supremacy: Lilongwe derby

As the battle for points and title race gathers pace with the fight for top-four places heats up, one of...

Close