Zim reliance on charcoal rapidly increases deforestation

23 June 2019 - 00:00 By JAMES THOMPSON

Zimbabweans are dealing with the country's unreliable electricity supply by resorting to charcoal.

Citizens such as civil servants, who earn an average of RTGS$400 a month, are turning to vendors who sell charcoal they make after cutting down mopani trees...

This article is reserved for Sunday Times subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times content.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Registered on the BusinessLIVE, Business Day, Financial Mail or Rand Daily Mail websites? Sign in with the same details.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.