Standard Development Group News


Friday, 19 May 2017
SA draft national forest stewardship standard complete

(© FSC IC)© FSC ICSDG-SA would like to thank all those who submitted comments on the Draft 3 forest-tested version of the SA national FSC standard. read more …


Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Call for comments: Version 3.0 of the South African National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS)

Pesticides (© FSC IC)© FSC ICThis will be the last opportunity to comment prior to submission to the FSC for approval. Closing date for stakeholder comment is 30th January, 2017. read more …


Friday, 25 November 2016
Reminder: Controlled Wood Survey

Consultation (© FSC GB)© FSC GBThis is a reminder to take part in the FSC Controlled Wood Strategy Survey. The results of this survey will help shape the future of the Controlled Wood Program and FSC in general. Therefore, we strongly encourage you, as an FSC stakeholder, to make your opinions known. read more …


Friday, 23 September 2016
FSC Africa Newsletter

It has come to our attention that due to a server malfunction, the message sent yesterday regarding the language preference selection for the FSC Africa newsletter was received multiple times by some stakeholders. read more …


Friday, 23 September 2016
South Africa FSC Standard development process on track, and attracts international acclaim and interest

(© FSC IC)© FSC ICThe National FSC standard development process is on track and the innovative approach adopted by the Standard Development Group (SDG-SA) has attracted international attention and commendation. SDG-SA elected at the outset to develop a Standard tailored to the South African timber plantation industry that could be applied to all scales of forestry, very much in line with the FSC’s global strategic plan. read more …


Monday, 01 August 2016
Status on National Forest Stewardship Standards

Consultation (© FSC GB)© FSC GBProgress has been made towards finalizing National Forest Stewardship Standards for a number of countries: read more …



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