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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 …

Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Woolworths South Africa and Woodlands Dairy sign the Forest Stewardship Council Vancouver Declaration

Woodlands DairyThe Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is proud to announce that Woolworths South Africa and Woodlands Dairy have become the first African companies to sign “The Vancouver Declaration” which was launched on 10 October 2017 at the FSC General Assembly. read more …

Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Integration of indicators based on ILOs Core Conventions Principles done in Cameroon and Republic of Congo

(© FSC IC)© FSC ICIn its 65th meeting in March 2014 the FSC International Board of Directors requested the FSC Secretariat to develop a FSC system wide solution for certificate holders’ compliance with fundamental workers’ rights (as expressed in the ILO Core Conventions and defined in the 1998 ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work). read more …

Wednesday, 13 December 2017
FSC Africa hosts a COC Course in South Africa

Workshop AttendeesFSC Southern Africa hosted its 3rd on-site Chain of Custody (CoC) course at the SGS Training Centre in Johannesburg on 4-5 December 2017. The course provided both potential certificate holders and certified companies with an improved understanding of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) CoC requirements. read more …

Wednesday, 13 December 2017
National Forest Stewardship Standards are set to go public for Tanzania in 2018

(© FSC IC)© FSC ICThe Tanzanian Standards Development Group (SDG) received notification in July 2017 from the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Policy and Standard Unit (PSU) that a decision had been made by the Policy and Standard Committee (PSC) over the Tanzanian National Forest Stewardship Standards (NFSS). read more …

Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Christmas Message: By Chris Burchmore - FSC Regional Director - Africa

FSC Africa TeamThe year 2017 was a very busy and fruitful one for FSC Africa and culminated into the 8th FSC General Assembly in Vancouver, Canada. read more …

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