East Africa Updates


Wednesday, 06 May 2020
Rural Communities in Tanzania clinch mega-deal to supply FSC certified sawn timber to Serengeti Park Ecolodge

Likawage village mobile saw mill (© MDCI)© MDCIRural communities in South-eastern Tanzania are reaping the fruits of responsible forest manage-ment practices having clinched a multi-million shilling contract to supply FSC certified sawn timber to Grumeti Reserves Eco Lodge in the famous Serengeti National Park. read more …


Wednesday, 11 December 2019
FSC Eastern Africa holds Business Forum in Nairobi on: Enhancing Market for certified wood and related products in Kenya.

Panel Business FOrum KenyaTo increase business opportunities and new markets for Kenya’s wood sector, the private and public agencies must commit to encourage and promote forest certification for sustainable production and sourcing of wood and related products. read more …


Thursday, 01 August 2019
A new milestone for FSC in Eastern Africa: UTGA (Uganda Timber Growers Association ) obtains the first group scheme certificate in Uganda.

Assessment in progress (© FSC)© FSCOn May 24th,2019, after a three-year journey, UTGA (Uganda Timber Growers Association) obtained the first FSC Group scheme certification in Uganda. It is the first group scheme for plantations in the sub region. read more …


Friday, 09 November 2018
Invitation for Tender

(© FSC IC)© FSC ICConsultants to submit Expressions of Interest read more …


Tuesday, 25 September 2018
Tanzania publishes its FSC National Forest Stewardship Standards

(© FSC IC)© FSC ICTanzania have become the second African country to publish its FSC National Forest Stewardship Standards based on the latest version of the FSC Principles & Criteria. read more …


Tuesday, 25 September 2018
New Forests Company receives first FSC certificate in Rwanda

(© FSC IC)© FSC ICNew Forests Rwanda Limited has officially received Forest Stewardship Council certification for the Nyungwe Buffer zone plantation in Rwanda. read more …



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