Southern Africa Updates

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 …

Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Sappi sponsors FSC General Assembly

Dr David Everard, Divisional Environmental ManagerSappi the world largest producers of dissolving wood pulp were one of the silver sponsors of the 2017 FSC General Assembly. read more …

Wednesday, 13 December 2017
FSC Africa hosts a COC Course in South Africa

Workshop AttendeesFSC Southern Africa hosted its 3rd on-site Chain of Custody (CoC) course at the SGS Training Centre in Johannesburg on 4-5 December 2017. The course provided both potential certificate holders and certified companies with an improved understanding of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) CoC requirements. read more …

Sunday, 19 November 2017
Implementation of transaction verification and fibre testing in the charcoal supply chain

(© FSC IC)© FSC ICConfirmation of inaccuracies in the charcoal supply chain will lead to mandatory transaction verification and fibre testing starting in quarter four of 2017 read more …

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