East Africa Updates


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 …


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 …



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