Southern Africa Updates


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 …


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 …



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