Southern Africa Updates


Friday, 09 November 2018
Public Consultation report on Draft 2 NFSS for Namibia

(© FSC IC)© FSC ICA public consultation on the 2nd Draft of the National Forest Stewardship Standard for Namibia was carried out for 60 days between 23 August – 22 October 2018. read more …


Saturday, 14 October 2017
National Risk Assessment (NRA) for South Africa is open for Public Consultation

Controlled Wood claims allow uncertified materials to be used in products with FSC “Mix” labels read more …


Tuesday, 03 October 2017
Pilot FSC awareness course for BWI affiliate trade unions in Southern Africa

Workshop AttendeesFSC Africa in partnership with the Builders and Workers International (BWI) Africa Middle East Region hosted an FSC training session in Durban, South Africa on 13 -15 September 2017. read more …


Tuesday, 03 October 2017
National Risk Assessment – South Africa

The South African National Risk Assessment (NRA) process began in early 2017 with the establishment of a NRA Working Group read more …


Tuesday, 25 September 2018
LevasFlor looking to expand beyond Mozambique

Levsflor – Levasflor MozambiqueLevasFlor, an FSC Certified company operating out of Mozambique, is planning to expand their market to Europe and South Africa by 2020. The company founded in 2006 operates a forest concession of 46 000 hectares of Miombo woodlands in Sofala Province. read more …


Tuesday, 25 September 2018
Braam Steenkamp wins Sappi Forests FSC Farmer of the year award

Braam – BraamBraam Steenkamp of the Warburton Sawmill and farm in Warburton Mpumalanga, South Africa is the winner of the 2018 Sappi Forests’ Forest Stewardship Council Group Scheme Farmer of the Year award. read more …



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