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Wednesday, 16 December 2020
New Sub Regional Coordinator for FSC Congo Basin

George Akwah Neba (© George Akwah Neba)© George Akwah NebaFSC Africa is happy to welcome its new Sub Regional Coordinator as of January 1st, 2021. read more …


Friday, 11 December 2020
Important Information: FSC Africa Newsletter

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Wednesday, 25 November 2020
Better Globe Forestry (BGF) embarks on the FSC certification journey in Kenya

FSC visits BGF – L-R: Samuel Nakhone (Deputy Director ofForestry, BGF), Harrison Kojwang (FSC), David Kiilu (partner farmer), AbrahamBiwott (Training Officer, Seven Forks Programme, BGF), Paul Opanga (FSC) andGladys Rutto (intern, BGF).Better Globe Forestry (BGF) Limited, a forestry company working in Kenya since 2004 and in Uganda since 2009, has embarked on a journey to obtain FSC certification for its forestry operations in Kenya, to begin with. read more …


Tuesday, 17 November 2020
Award for FSC™ Charcoal Project in Namibia goes to ALDI SÜD and ALDI Nord, the German born retailer chain.

Aldi Charcoal Namibia (© Stefan Lechner)© Stefan LechnerALDI SÜD and ALDI Nord won this year’s Sustainability Heroes Award in the category “Social Commitment” for their charcoal project in Namibia which was realized in cooperation with FSC International. The prize was awarded to a project in which the two leading discount store chains have been supporting sustainable charcoal production in Namibia since 2019. As part of the project, the charcoal was certified according to the Forest Stewardship Council™’s (FSC) ecologically and socially responsible standards. read more …


Monday, 26 October 2020
Good news for the FSC Congo Basin as the year 2020 draws to a close:

FlagsThe official publication of the revised FSC national standards for forest certification in Cameroon and Congo. read more …


Monday, 26 October 2020
Mkaa Endelevu in Tanzania obtains East Africa’s first FSC certificate for Briquetted Charcoal.

Mkaa Endelevu (© Mkaa Endelevu)© Mkaa EndelevuOperating in the Iringa Region in the Southern highlands of Tanzania, Tractors Ltd, locally known as Mkaa Endelevu is the leading producer of sustainable and organic charcoal briquettes and other bio-waste products which include bio-char, wood vinegar, and the wood preservative – wood tar. read more …



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