News and topics around our activities

Monday, 04 January 2016
FSC 2020 Aspiration: turn the tide – the voice of FSC in Congo Basin is now well-known

During 2015, FSC Congo Basin Office participated in the major events of the forestry sector in Congo Basin establishing a visible and significant presence in the region.  read more …

Monday, 04 January 2016
PPECF-COMIFAC-KfW and WWF support the activities of FSC Congo Basin Office

WWF and PPECF (Programme to Promote Certified Operations in Central Africa, implemented by COMIFAC, the Commission of Central African Forests and funded by KfW, the German Development Bank) are the main supporters for FSC activities conducted in Congo Basin. read more …

Monday, 04 January 2016
Sharing and learning from ongoing FSC work in the sub-region

The FSC East Africa office recently facilitated an exchange of information forum in Kenya. read more …

Monday, 04 January 2016
Consultative Forum update for Trademark Standard 50-001

FSC is delighted to inform you that the first draft of the revised trademark standard FSC-STD-50-001(V2-0) is now out for public consultation, accompanied by a discussion paper containing two alternative models of making on-product claims with FSC labels. read more …

Wednesday, 02 December 2015
Why Does FSC Support Forest Plantations?

Plantation (© Kim’s image (black/white) with thanks to Morten Holtum.)© Kim’s image (black/white) with thanks to Morten Holtum.FSC Director Kim Carstensen believes responsibly run forest plantations can play a huge role in biodiversity, sustainability and climate change mitigation, which is why many warrant FSC certification. read more …

Tuesday, 03 November 2015
What is the Future of Forest Certification?

What is the Future of Forest Certification?FSC director Kim Carstensen explains that achieving sustainable forest management requires understanding that the forest provides far more than the value of its timber read more …

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