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Friday, 01 June 2018
FSC Director General to meet with Minister of Water and Environment in Uganda

FSC – FSCForest Stewardship Council (FSC) Director General Kim Carstensen will meet with the Uganda Minister of Water and Environment Hon. Sam Cheptoris on 02 June 2018 in Kampala. read more …


Wednesday, 30 May 2018
FSC Appoints Interim Africa Regional Director

Steve BallThe Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is pleased to announce it has appointed Steve Ball as FSC Interim Regional Director for Africa. read more …


Wednesday, 04 April 2018
National Risk Assessment (NRA) for South Africa approved and available

ForestThe National Risk Assessment (NRA) was approved on 03 April 2018 and shall be used in implementing V3-1 of the standard. read more …


Monday, 19 March 2018
Farewell Message from Regional Director

FSC Africa TeamFSC Africa Regional Director Chris Burchmore Steps down read more …


Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Sustainable Forest Management in Namibia on a growth path

NamibiaBush encroachment is estimated to affect up to 26 million ha (32%) of Namibia’s land and has severe negative consequences on key ecosystem services, especially agricultural productivity and groundwater recharge. Agricultural productivity in Namibia has declined by two thirds throughout the past decades, mainly due to the negative impact of bush encroachment. The phenomenon affects both commercial and communal farming in Namibia, mostly the central, eastern and north-eastern regions. read more …


Monday, 12 March 2018
The first draft of the Namibia National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) out for public consultation

Namibia NFSSThe process to develop a National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) in Namibia is underway! read more …



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