by John Baxill

Issue: 24

Journal section: General Articles
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Received: 2010-10-06


Reproduced (excluding cartoons) from ATS Newsletter, Lesotho, December 1989

We all know about the value of trees for such things as soil conservation, giving shade and providing windbreaks. What this article will try to show is that growing trees can be a business!

You may be surprised to know that there are several individuals who make a living from selling poplar poles and firewood, especially in the mountains. For most of us though, growing trees can be a profitable sideline rather than a way of making a living...

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