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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 …


Monday, 17 October 2016
Summary of the 11th Scientific Conference of Forestry Society of Kenya (FSK).

Consultation (© FSC GB)© FSC GBThe 11th Scientific Conference of FSK took place from 27-30 September in Eldoret, Kenya. The FSK is a membership organization of professional foresters in Kenya. read more …


Friday, 23 September 2016
South Africa FSC Standard development process on track, and attracts international acclaim and interest

(© FSC IC)© FSC ICThe National FSC standard development process is on track and the innovative approach adopted by the Standard Development Group (SDG-SA) has attracted international attention and commendation. SDG-SA elected at the outset to develop a Standard tailored to the South African timber plantation industry that could be applied to all scales of forestry, very much in line with the FSC’s global strategic plan. read more …


Monday, 19 September 2016
Central National Risk Assessment Category 3 Workshop Update

(© FSC IC)© FSC ICFSC Africa has commenced the process of the Centralised National Risk Assessment (CNRA) in Swaziland with Category 3. read more …


Monday, 19 September 2016
National Risk Assessment Update – South Africa

(© FSC IC)© FSC ICFSC International recently permitted the launch of the South African National Risk Assessment (NRA) process. The NRA Working Group is yet to be established and a proposal submitted to FSC International. read more …


Wednesday, 07 September 2016
Incorporating Gender Equality in National Forest Stewardship Standards.

(© FSC IC)© FSC ICWith the release of a new guidance document on gender equality, empowering women in the workplace is expected to take centre stage in FSC’s national forest standards. read more …



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