Southern Africa Updates


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 …


Wednesday, 22 August 2018
The second draft of the Namibian National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) is out for public consultation

(© FSC IC)© FSC ICThe Namibian SDG is seeking comments on the field tested Draft of NFSS for Namibia. Public consultation will be open for comment for 60 days from 23 August – 22 October 2018 read more …


Saturday, 07 July 2018
National Risk Assessment (NRA) for eSwatini (Swaziland) is open for Public Consultation

This draft of the NRA for eSwatini has been developed through the collaboration of a Working Group with national representatives from the environmental, social, and economic interest groups as well as stakeholder engagement with key experts read more …


Tuesday, 03 July 2018
FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard Development in Mozambique

Mozambique NFSS – SDG Members electionOn 12 June 2018, The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) hosted a meeting in Maputo with various stakeholders to continue the process of developing FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) for Mozambique. read more …


Tuesday, 03 July 2018
National Controlled Wood Risk Assessment for eSwatini (Swaziland)

(© FSC IC)© FSC ICIn February 2018, FSC International approved the proposal to develop a National Risk Assessment (NRA) for eSwatini. read more …


Sunday, 10 June 2018
Feedback on the first draft of the Namibia National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS)public consultation

A public consultation to generate feedback on the first draft of the Namibian NFSS was carried
out for 61 days between 01 February 2018 and 02 April 2018. read more …



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