Press Releases


Thursday, 01 August 2019
FSC Chain of Custody Pioneers of Innovation from South Africa

COC companies in south africa (© York)© YorkE&C Charcoal and York Timbers are celebrating over 20 years of FSC CoC certification. Both companies were among the first in Africa, and the world, to obtain this certification. read more …


Thursday, 01 August 2019
A new milestone for FSC in Eastern Africa: UTGA (Uganda Timber Growers Association ) obtains the first group scheme certificate in Uganda.

Assessment in progress (© FSC)© FSCOn May 24th,2019, after a three-year journey, UTGA (Uganda Timber Growers Association) obtained the first FSC Group scheme certification in Uganda. It is the first group scheme for plantations in the sub region.  read more …


Thursday, 01 August 2019
MTO Group takes stock of over 20 years of FSC certification

MTO plantation (© MTO)© MTOThe MTO Group’s Cape plantations in South Africa celebrates more than 20 years of FSC Forest Management certification.  read more …


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 …


Monday, 19 March 2018
Farewell Message from Regional Director

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



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