News and topics around our activities

Wednesday, 13 May 2020
This Friday, May 15th, the Forest Stewardship Council ™ (FSC™) reaffirms its support for endangered species.

Espèces menacéesAs a key actor in sustainable forest management, the FSC is very involved in the conservation of biodiversity, particularly when it comes to protecting endangered species. We review below some of the actions geared towards the protection of nature in Africa carried out by FSC-certified forestry companies. read more …

Wednesday, 06 May 2020
Rural Communities in Tanzania clinch mega-deal to supply FSC certified sawn timber to Serengeti Park Ecolodge

Likawage village mobile saw mill (© MDCI)© MDCIRural communities in South-eastern Tanzania are reaping the fruits of responsible forest manage-ment practices having clinched a multi-million shilling contract to supply FSC certified sawn timber to Grumeti Reserves Eco Lodge in the famous Serengeti National Park. read more …

Monday, 04 May 2020
Public and private Forestry sector’s response to the COVID-19 crisis in the Congo Basin

Covid-19In the current global health crisis, Africa is the least affected continent with the fewest number of COVID-19 positive cases. However, the pandemic is present in Africa, particularly in South Africa, Egypt and Morocco. read more …

Thursday, 30 April 2020
FSC Launches the Interim National Standard for eSwatini

eSwatini flagThe interim national standard for eSwatini will become effective on 14 July 2020. read more …

Thursday, 30 April 2020
Kenya embarks in the FSC Interim National Standard to reinforce the responsible management of its forests,

Kenya INS – Working group and soil association working on the Kenya INS (© Erick Ogallo)© Erick OgalloA key step towards responsible forest management in Kenya read more …

Thursday, 30 April 2020
Update on the National Forest Stewardship Standards in the Congo Basin

SDG Group in GabonNational Standards close to being approved read more …

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