Southern Africa Updates


Thursday, 01 August 2019
FSC Ecosystem Services Training in Pietermaritzburg, SouthAfrica, August 21-22, 2019

FSC Ecosystem servicesTraining is for FSC forest management certificate holders, certification bodies and stakeholders who are interested in the ecosystem services concept. read more …


Thursday, 01 August 2019
FSC Chain of Custody Pioneers of Innovation from South Africa

COC companies in south africa (© York)© YorkE&C Charcoal and York Timbers are celebrating over 20 years of FSC CoC certification. Both companies were among the first in Africa, and the world, to obtain this certification. read more …


Thursday, 01 August 2019
MTO Group takes stock of over 20 years of FSC certification

MTO plantation (© MTO)© MTOThe MTO Group’s Cape plantations in South Africa celebrates more than 20 years of FSC Forest Management certification. 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 …


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 …



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