East Africa Updates


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 …


Thursday, 12 October 2017
FSC Africa Stories

Read about how FSC enable a local community in Uganda to engage. read more …


Monday, 17 October 2016
Small Producer FSC certification meetings initiated In Kenya.

Meeting (© FSC IC)© FSC ICWhilst recognising that smallholders are yet to be fully integrated in the supply chain of forest products, the Farm Forestry Small Producers Association of Kenya (FFSPAK) has decided to work closely with FSC East Africa Office to promote FSC certification amongst its country-wide membership. read more …


Monday, 17 October 2016
Summary of the 11th Scientific Conference of Forestry Society of Kenya (FSK).

Consultation (© FSC GB)© FSC GBThe 11th Scientific Conference of FSK took place from 27-30 September in Eldoret, Kenya. The FSK is a membership organization of professional foresters in Kenya. read more …



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