Southern Africa Updates


Thursday, 06 February 2020
FSC® - a valuable tool for implementing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

SDG , life on land, ending povertyThe 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals, also referred to as the Sus-tainable Development Goals are a universal commitment to ending poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring human well-being. read more …


Thursday, 05 December 2019
South Africa spotlight on voluntary sustainability standards

Pannelists of the conference – Panellists: Dr Achna Negi, Professor inInternational Trade, Nehru University, India, Lorena Jaramillo Castro, UNCTAD,Sixolile Ngcobo, Commission on Gender Equality, South AfricaOur Marketing Manager, Gerard Busse recently attended the South African Initiative on Voluntary Sustainability Standards Conference held in Pretoria earlier this month. read more …


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
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 …


Thursday, 06 December 2018
South Africa National Forest Management Standard

NFSS and Risk Assessment for South Africa – Documentsavailable for download read more …


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 …



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