East Africa Updates


Tuesday, 03 July 2018
FSC conducts Forest Management training in Kenya

Group photo – FSC FM Training in NairobiForest Stewardship Council (FSC) Africa conducted a 3-day FSC forest management course in Nairobi, Kenya from 19-21 February 2018 read more …


Tuesday, 03 July 2018
FSC meets with Minister of Water and Environment in Uganda

FSC meet Honourable Minister – FSC Director General Kim Carstensen meeting the Hon. Sam Cheptoris, Ugandan Minister for Water & EnvironmentForest Stewardship Council (FSC) Director General Kim Carstensen, the Interim Regional Director, Mr. Steve Ball and the East Africa Project Manager, Mrs. Annah Agasha met with the Uganda Minister of Water and Environment Hon. Sam Cheptoris on 02 June 2018 in Kampala. read more …


Tuesday, 03 July 2018
Uganda Wildlife Authority planning for FSC certification

UWA for FSC Certification – Uganda Wildlife AuthorityThe Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is looking to achieve Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification for their 3 national parks by 2020. read more …


Tuesday, 03 July 2018
Uganda launches Africa first FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard

NFSS launch Uganda – Uganda launches NFSSUganda becomes the first country in Africa to publish the FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) based on Version 5 of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Principles and Criteria (P&C). The standard will be effective from 1st September 2018. read more …


Wednesday, 13 December 2017
MCDI launches first community-owned sawmill in Africa

MpingoForest Stewardship Council certified Mpingo Conservation & Development Initiative (MCDI) plans to expand sawn timber production to two more villages in Tanzania 2018. read more …


Tuesday, 07 November 2017
Request for Proposal: Gap analysis study in Uganda

FSC Africa is looking for an individual consultant or company to conduct a gap analysis study in Uganda for a smallholder group that aims to acquire FSC group certification in 2018. read more …



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