Forest Sector in South Africa

  • Sebueng Kelatwang
  • Abdallah R. S. Kaoneka
Part of the World Forests book series (WFSE, volume 1)


The Republic of South Africa is a large and diverse country, covering an area of 122 mill. ha. South Africa has large regional variations in its climate, topography and vegetation. The country has a population of 42 mill, people with a growth rate of 2.2% per annum. Infant mortality, per 1 000 live births, is 50 and life expectancy at birth is 64 years (United Nations 1997).


Gross Domestic Product Forest Product Community Forestry Forest Industry Forest Sector 
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  • Sebueng Kelatwang
  • Abdallah R. S. Kaoneka

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