Press Releases


Friday, 02 August 2019
Amathole, on top of the world after 20 years of certification

Amathole montainsMuch has changed at Amathole Forestry Company (Pty)Ltd (AFC) over the past 20 years, but one thing has been constant: it has retained its FSC Forest Management certification throughout this time. read more …


Thursday, 01 August 2019
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) appoints new Director for Africa.

Harrison KojwangFSC is proud to introduce to you its new Regional Director, Harrison Ochieng Kojwang. read more …


Thursday, 01 August 2019
FSC®-certified charcoal from Namibia helps root out invasive species

Namibian bushFSC-certified charcoalfrom Namibia exported to Europe consists exclusively of thorn bushes. The invasive species threatens the natural ecosystem there. read more …


Wednesday, 31 July 2019
In the Congo, people-centric businesses drive change

north congoThe forests of the Congo Basin constitute the second largest area of dense tropical forests in the world, after the Amazon. read more …


Monday, 30 October 2017
Woolworths signs the Forest Stewardship Council Vancouver Declaration

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is proud to announce that Woolworths South Africa has become the first African company to sign “The Vancouver Declaration” which was launched on 10 October 2017 at the FSC General Assembly. read more …


Thursday, 01 August 2019
In the Congo Basin, FSC trains indigenous peoples to protect their rights [b][/b]

Training in progress (© Nathalie Bouville)© Nathalie BouvilleThe Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is currently conducting a pioneering training programme for indigenous peoples of the Congo Basin.[b][/b] read more …



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