News and topics around our activities

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 …

Tuesday, 05 December 2017
Woodlands Dairy signs the Forest Stewardship Council Vancouver Declaration

Woodlands Dairy a local, Eastern Cape based processor of farm fresh milk, who produce, and package high quality dairy products has become one of the signatories of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) “Vancouver Declaration” which was launched on 10 October 2017 at the FSC General Assembly. read more …

Sunday, 19 November 2017
Implementation of transaction verification and fibre testing in the charcoal supply chain

(© FSC IC)© FSC ICConfirmation of inaccuracies in the charcoal supply chain will lead to mandatory transaction verification and fibre testing starting in quarter four of 2017 read more …

Tuesday, 07 November 2017
Informal meeting with stakeholders around M65

First days of the FSC 08th General Assembly have been a great opportunity to discuss – maybe for the first time for all Congo Basin stakeholders together - specific issues related to Congo Basin forests, especially around Intact Forest Landscapes (IFLs), Motion 65 implementation at the sub-regional level and next milestones to be taken. 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 …

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