Southern Africa Updates

Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Sappi sponsors FSC General Assembly

Dr David Everard, Divisional Environmental ManagerSappi the world largest producers of dissolving wood pulp were one of the silver sponsors of the 2017 FSC General Assembly. read more …

Wednesday, 13 December 2017
FSC Africa hosts a COC Course in South Africa

Workshop AttendeesFSC Southern Africa hosted its 3rd on-site Chain of Custody (CoC) course at the SGS Training Centre in Johannesburg on 4-5 December 2017. The course provided both potential certificate holders and certified companies with an improved understanding of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) CoC requirements. read more …

Sunday, 19 November 2017
Implementation of transaction verification and fibre testing in the charcoal supply chain

(© FSC IC)© FSC ICConfirmation of inaccuracies in the charcoal supply chain will lead to mandatory transaction verification and fibre testing starting in quarter four of 2017 read more …

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 …

Friday, 03 November 2017
A pioneer of FSC certification takes stock

Taking Stock an FSC Story from South Africa (© Janette Bennett)© Janette BennettTwenty years ago, the South African Forestry Company (SAFCOL) plunged into the dark: it obtained one of the earliest FSC certificates in the world for its Komatiland Forests (KLF) operations. 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 …

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