Aug 03

Environment ministry raises concern over plants in Namibia.

The Environment, Forestry and Tourism ministry has raised concern over the increase in cases, arrests, convictions and seizures relating to plants in Namibia. Its Chief Public Relations Officer, Romeo Muyunda says plants provide the broad primary production layer for healthy environments, but their vital function is often overlooked. He added that the ministry’s national report for 2022, the smuggling of specimens via airfreight from Windhoek to Hong Kong with falsified permits has been uncovered.