14 November 2012

Angola: Animal Illegal Hunting Prevails in Maiombe Forest

Luanda — An illegal network of internatonal hunters continues hunting in Maiombe tropical forest, which comprises areas of Angola, Gabon, DR Congo and Congo Brazzaville, Angop has learnt.

This was denounced by the consultant of the world nature conservation organisation, Tamara Ron.

In addition, the consultant said that the organisation will improve the inspection works, with the increase of agents in the four countries.

Thus, Tamara Ron said that it wil be easier to mitigate or eliminate this evil.

She has recently presented the strategic plan of the bordering initiative of Mayombe forest, to private and public sectors and UN agencies, in a meeting with the Environment Minister, Fátima Jardim.

She pointed out other invasions that the forest suffers, such as the degradation of the forest, conflicts between man and animals, the non sustainable use of the land, works of development and mining, among others.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2012 Angola Press Agency. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.