Shortage of seedlings hampers reforestation

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  • Friday, 31 Mar 2006

KUCHING: A shortage of tree seedlings is seriously hampering moves to reforest one million hectares of land for logging to overcome a drop in timber from natural forests. 

This had resulted in a delay in the development of forest plantations, although the government had licensed the land for such projects, said Sarawak Timber Association chairman Datuk Leo Chai. 

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