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 …


Friday, 03 November 2017
Leading the race for survival of the cheetah

Saving the cheetah an FSC Story from Namibia (© Janette Bennett)© Janette BennettHarvesting native bush to produce an FSC-certified fuel log called Bushblok is a crucial leg in the race to save Namibia’s wild cheetah from extinction. At the same time, the operation encourages growth of a biomass industry with spin-offs that include more jobs and better income. 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 …



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