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Wednesday, 15 July 2020
The Forest Certification Awareness Group takes on awareness-raising in Kenya

FCAG Kenya at work (© Erick Ogallo)© Erick OgalloForestry experts, managers, and owners in Kenya stand to benefit immensely from the rising levels of awareness in forest certification promoted by organized groups with a goal: to strengthen the sharing of knowledge and information for the implementation of responsible forest management and trade in responsibly sourced forest products in Kenya. read more …

Wednesday, 15 July 2020
A reflection on the Wooden Pole Market in South Africa

Wooden poles South Africa (© Courtesy of SAWPA)© Courtesy of SAWPAThe South African wooden pole market is a subsector within the forestry sector and forms part of the Forestry Master Plan currently under development. This plan is part of the Public and Private Growth Initiative process. read more …

Wednesday, 15 July 2020
Raising the bar in Sustainable Forest Products Certification

Emballage responsable 2 (© Pexel)© PexelAccording to a recent Accenture global survey (Webber, 2020) 83% of people surveyed believe it’s important or extremely important for companies to develop products that are meant to be reused or recycled read more …

Tuesday, 30 June 2020
FSC and wood identification technologies: the Gabon example.

Wood idWood identification technologies can make it possible to identify harvest location of timber species Traditional wood anatomy enables scientists to determine genus and family, and sometimes species, depending on the circumstances. read more …

Monday, 22 June 2020
FSC Launches Indigenous Foundation

Indigenous foundation logoTo give a voice to Indigenous Peoples on the continued management and preservation of the world’s forests, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has established the FSC Indigenous Foundation. read more …

Tuesday, 02 June 2020
SDG 15: Life on Land

SDG , life on land, ending povertyWe secure Life on Land through responsible management of our forests read more …

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