News and topics around our activities

Monday, 04 January 2016
Emerging markets grasp the sustainability nettle

The world’s emerging markets, including Africa, generally have a bounty of natural resources, but the perception that these resources are being stripped and consumed wholesale by developed economies must be reconsidered.  read more …

Monday, 04 January 2016
Women’s tenure rights can help drive sustainable forest use in Africa

The global forestry sector could play a powerful role in empowering rural women through land tenure, delegates at the In Good Company (IGC) forest stewardship workshop heard in Durban recently.  read more …

Monday, 04 January 2016
Webinars help you grasp the detail of the Transfer Process

Is your country participating in the Transfer Process? Are you developing or transferring your national standard to Version 5 of the Principles and Criteria (See here for a detailed, clear explanation of the process)? read more …

Monday, 04 January 2016
Strong FSC presence at Green Building Convention

Discussion at GBCSouth Africa’s premier green building convention hosted by the Green Building Council of South Africa drew over 700 paying delegates for a week of networking, knowledge-sharing and inspiration towards a future that is full of better buildings.  read more …

Monday, 04 January 2016
Certification courses held in East Africa

Certification course East AfricaSustainable use of forest products from East Africa got a boost with a three-day training session in FSC Management Certification in Morogoro, Tanzania earlier this year.  read more …

Monday, 04 January 2016
Manguzi: A backbone of timber for tribal communities

Smallholder Story (© Steven Germishuizen)© Steven GermishuizenTimber, often from plantations smaller than a hectare, is the major income source in the Manguzi and Ozwathini areas in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal. read more …

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