New technology improves timber trade control, monitoring

NEW technology has been developed to improve timber trade control and monitoring at checkpoints. The computerised system has so far been running under trial at Kibiti, Vikindu, Ikwiriri, Nangurukuru and Nyangao checkpoints.

The technology eases data capturing, storing and sharing among actors within the Tanzania Forest Service Agency (TFS). According to the Traffic, which designed the system, the technology has proven to be effective on improving transparency. Read more

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