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Wednesday, 04 October 2017
New Approaches to smallholder certification moving forward

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is implementing the New Approaches project as a priority project globally. Launched as a FSC global project in 2016, New Approaches to Smallholder Certification (New Approaches) aims to improve access to, and uptake of, the FSC system by small forest owners and communities. read more …


Tuesday, 03 October 2017
Pilot FSC awareness course for BWI affiliate trade unions in Southern Africa

Workshop AttendeesFSC Africa in partnership with the Builders and Workers International (BWI) Africa Middle East Region hosted an FSC training session in Durban, South Africa on 13 -15 September 2017. read more …


Tuesday, 03 October 2017
National Risk Assessment – South Africa

The South African National Risk Assessment (NRA) process began in early 2017 with the establishment of a NRA Working Group read more …


Tuesday, 03 October 2017
INTACT FOREST LANDSCAPES: towards a Regional Guideline on High Conservation Values (HCV) and an acceptable solution for all the parties

HCV-RWG MembersHCV-RWG MembersThanks to PPECF-COMIFAC and WWF-US support, the FSC Congo Basin Office started in 2015 to develop a Regional Guideline to identify, manage, and monitor High Conservation Values (HCV) from the Congo Basin forests.Thanks to PPECF-COMIFAC and WWF-US support, the FSC Congo Basin Office started in 2015 to develop a Regional Guideline to identify, manage, and monitor High Conservation Values (HCV) from the Congo Basin forests. read more …


Tuesday, 03 October 2017
FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard Development in Namibia

Namibia SDG working groupThe FSC Principles and Criteria (P&C) set out the global requirements for achieving FSC forest management certification. read more …


Tuesday, 03 October 2017
Sustainable Labels from start to finish

Manushka Moodley (FSC) , Tom McLaughlin (WooManushka Moodley (FSC), Tom McLaughlin (Woolworths), Andrew Zwicky (Avery Dennison),Mark Ellis(Avery Dennison)and Grant Watson (Rotolabel) and  (Avery Dennison) aIn an unprecedented collaborative effort, Woolworths, Avery-Dennison and Rotolabel have jointly put the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) seal of approval on labelling material. read more …



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