Greyson Z. Nyamoga’s doctorate show that high demand and consumption result in unsustainable use of Tanzanian forest resources. An increasing population is expected to put further stress on the country’s natural resources.
The effects of oil palm on its surroundings largely depends on case-specific circumstances. Those who ask to boycott all palm oil due to its contribution to deforestation should also consider boycotting coffee, chocolate and coconut if they wish to be consistent.
The Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA) is the university's competence centre on nature and the environment, sustainable use of natural resources, biological and geological processes.