Interesting Snippets


Monday, 17 October 2016
FSC Friday celebrations, Africa style!

FSC Friday (© FSC Africa)© FSC AfricaEvery year, FSC celebrates a global day of awareness around responsible forest management on the last Friday of September. read more …


Friday, 26 August 2016
A look back at the Namibian Charcoal Association Conference

FSC Africa attended the 2016 Namibian Charcoal Association Conference in early August 2016, delivering a presentation and addressing queries at the exhibition that followed. read more …


Wednesday, 10 August 2016
Transparent technology: Initial field studies of TransparentForests are well-received

ForestIn 2006, FSC set out to develop a web-based platform that would integrate forest management data with independently generated maps which would be accessible to all FSC stakeholders. read more …


Monday, 01 August 2016
FSC Africa welcomes new staff.

New staff (© FSC Africa)© FSC AfricaThe FSC Africa team is growing! We are proud to welcome two new staff members. read more …


Wednesday, 13 July 2016
Forest certification course in Ghana provides key lessons on the way forward in the region.

Ghana courseIn mid-June 2016, the African Forest Forum (AFF) in partnership with the Forestry Research institute of Ghana (FORIG) and the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) organized the second short training course on Forest Certification in Accra, Ghana. The first course was aimed at the East and Southern Africa sub regions, and the second at the West and Central Africa sub regions. read more …


Monday, 11 July 2016
New book promotes FSC certification in Central Africa

CAFF (© FSC Africa)© FSC AfricaA new book by conservationist and author Meindert Brouwer provides an interesting first-hand account of the realities of FSC certification in the Congo Basin as seen through the eyes of Congolese workers. “Central African Forests Forever” is Brouwer’s third book and covers themes ranging from forests to climate change and the empowerment of women.
We sat down with him to talk about his journey as an author and what led to his latest work. read more …



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