Saturday, March 5, 2016
Mahogany plays a great contribution to the timber industry worldwide. A story filed by Madeira Total says mahogany harvesting in certified forests has begun and the first batch of mahogany will be transported for processing for export this month.
This resumption of mahogany product exports from Brazil is a victory for those who believe that industries based on timber produced responsibly contribute to the generation of employment in the Amazon.
When contacted a spokesperson from IBAMA said they have carefully monitored all administrative procedures, approved the management plan and that they have been following progress so are prepared to issue a CITES permit.