Sandalwood legislation to regulate its trade

The Ministry of Forestry has warned that harvesting and exporting of sandalwood in Tonga were still being prohibited. Picture: KANIVA TONGA NEWS

THE Ministry of Forests is working with partners to develop the sandalwood legislation which will regulate the trade of the aromatic wood. Sandalwood project officer Maika Lesubula said they were reviewing the price of sandalwood in the country as 20 to 30 years old of raw trees were normally sold at $100 per kilogram. Mr […]

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