First Class Crisis: China’s Criminal and Unsustainable Intervention in Mozambique’s Miombo Forests

A report documenting how Chinese demand for timber is driving a grossly unsustainable illegal logging and timber smuggling crisis which threatens Mozambique’s forest resources.

First Class Crisis reveals that a staggering 93 per cent of logging in Mozambique during 2013 was illegal.

Research, undercover investigations and analysis conducted from 2013-14 demonstrate that the key driver of forest crime in Mozambique is ongoing demand from China.