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Tuesday, 17 November 2020
Creating Value for Land Managers: Verified FSC® Ecosystem Services Claim in Namibia

Namibia Ecosystem Services (© Stefan Lechner)© Stefan LechnerEcosystem services refers to the benefits that we obtain from nature, and looks at elements such as water, carbon, biodiversity, soil, recreational services. read more …

Tuesday, 17 November 2020
Award for FSC Charcoal Project in Namibia goes to ALDI SÜD and ALDI Nord, the German born retailer chain.

Aldi Charcoal Namibia (© Stefan Lechner)© Stefan LechnerALDI SÜD and ALDI Nord won this year’s Sustainability Heroes Award in the category “Social Commitment” for their charcoal project in Namibia which was realized in cooperation with FSC International. The prize was awarded to a project in which the two leading discount store chains have been supporting sustainable charcoal production in Namibia since 2019. As part of the project, the charcoal was certified according to the Forest Stewardship Council’s (FSC) ecologically and socially responsible standards. read more …

Monday, 26 October 2020
Good news for the FSC Congo Basin as the year 2020 draws to a close:

FlagsThe official publication of the revised FSC national standards for forest certification in Cameroon and Congo. read more …

Monday, 26 October 2020
Mkaa Endelevu in Tanzania obtains East Africa’s first FSC certificate for Briquetted Charcoal.

Mkaa Endelevu (© Mkaa Endelevu)© Mkaa EndelevuOperating in the Iringa Region in the Southern highlands of Tanzania, Tractors Ltd, locally known as Mkaa Endelevu is the leading producer of sustainable and organic charcoal briquettes and other bio-waste products which include bio-char, wood vinegar, and the wood preservative – wood tar. read more …

Monday, 26 October 2020
Ugandan Forest Company obtains FSC Chain of Custody certification.

Busoga Forestry Company – BFC sawmill  (© Busoga Forestry Company)© Busoga Forestry CompanyBusoga Forestry Company Ltd. (BFC) a subsidiary of Green Resources AS is the proud recipient of a Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody certificate (COC) which has lifted the market appeal for its quality products from a sustainably managed resource. read more …

Friday, 23 October 2020
FSC™ Friday well supported

FSC Friday 2020 logo 2We love forests! read more …

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