Links of Interest

Our Partner Organisations

Mpingo-specific links

General miombo links

     

Coastal forests links

East African Forest Conservation links

International Forest Conservation links

Other links

Some Non-Internet Sources

Here are a few additional sources which we have found useful but which unfortunately are not available over the internet.

  • Beale, D. (1995) Tree! What tree? An ecological economic approach to producing a sustainable mpingo trade (Dalbergia melanoxylon). A dissertation presented for the degree of Master of Science. University of Edinburgh.
  • Burgess, N.D. & Clarke, G.P. (editors) (2000) Coastal Forests of Eastern Africa. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland.
  • Chidumayo, E.N. (1997) Miombo Ecology and Management. Stockholm Environment Institute.
  • FBD (2001) Community-Based Forest Management Guidelines. Forestry and Beekeeping Division, Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, Tanzania.
  • FFI (1996) The proceedings of the Maputo Workshop; Towards Sustainable Exploitation of Dalbergia melanoxylon, 6-9th November 1995. Fauna & Flora International, UK.
  • FFI (2001) Sustainable Production of African Blackwood - Dalbergia melanoxylon. Report of the Technical Workshop held in Dar Es Salaam, 8-10th October 2001. Fauna & Flora International, UK.
  • FFI (2002) Sustainable Production of African Blackwood - Dalbergia melanoxylon. Report of the Technical Workshop held in Pemba, 25th-26th February 2002. Fauna & Flora International, UK.
  • Lovett, J. (1987) Tree of the month: Dalbergia melanoxylon. Swara 10(2) : 27-28.
  • Lovett, J. (1988) Mpingo - the African blackwood. Miombo 2 : 3.
  • Milledge, S.A.H. & Kaale, B.K. (2004) Bridging the Gap: Linking Timber Trade with Infrastructure Development and Poverty Eradication Efforts in Southern Tanzania. TRAFFIC East/Southern Africa, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  • Moore, K. & Hall, J.E. (1987) Report of a mission to assess the management and conservation of Dalbergia melanoxylon, or the mpingo, in Tanzania. Unpublished report to United Nations Education Programme, Nairobi.
  • Platt, I. & Evison, S. (1994) In-country investigation into the state of knowledge about the conservation and cultivation status of mpingo (Dalbergia melanoxylon) in Tanzania with notes about Mozambique. Unpublished report to Fauna & Flora International, UK.
  • Sharman, H. (1995) Investigation into the sustainable management of a tropical timber tree species, using Dalbergia melanoxylon as a case study. A dissertation presented for the degree of Master of Science. University of Edinburgh.