Southern Africa Updates

Tuesday, 07 November 2017
Local Learnings and Global Transformation

Dr David EverardThe FSC priority project: ‘Streamline the Normative Framework’ was initiated in early 2017 to develop and test tools that incorporate principles of risk management into the development and revision processes of normative documents read more …

Thursday, 12 October 2017
FSC Africa Stories

Read about the journey of the South African Forestry Company (SAFCOL) 20 years journey of their Komatiland Forests (KLF) operations being FSC certified and howFSC certified Bushblok assist with cheetah conservation in Namibia read more …

Saturday, 07 October 2017
The application of a risk-assessment approach to FSC certification in South Africa

Case Study – South Africa read more …

Tuesday, 03 October 2017
UPM Opens a Paper Mill in Ga-Rankuwa

Opening DayOn 8 September 2017, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified, Universal Paper Manufacturers (UPM) opened doors to their new Green Field Tissue Mill in Ga-Rankuwa outside Pretoria. read more …

Monday, 17 October 2016
South African derogations approved

Pesticides (© FSC IC)© FSC ICOn 09 September 2016, the use of Alpha-Cypermethrin, Cypermethrin and Deltamethrin in South Africa was approved by the FSC pesticides committee for specific certificate holders. read more …

Monday, 17 October 2016
High Conservation Value Assessors Course.12-14 December 2016, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

Consultation (© FSC GB)© FSC GBThe concept of High Conservation Values (HCV), initially developed as part of the FSC Principles and Criteria, is applied widely today in relation to the management of natural resources, in forestry, agriculture, biofuels/biomaterials, and other areas. read more …

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