Legal Challenge with regards to Existing Lawful Water Use
29 May, 2019
Communication from Executive
Director, Mr Michael Peter, concerning the legal challenge with
regards to the existing lawful water use, together with the
prior exchange of emails between John Scotcher and the FSC.
South African forestry research claims fame in the international Blue Sky Young Researchers and Innovation Award
22 May, 2019
The International Council of Forest and
Paper Associations (ICFPA) announced
three global winners of the 2018-2019 Blue Sky Young Researchers and Innovation
Award. Among them was Martin Wierzbicki, an MSc graduate from University of
Requests for verification of stream flow reduction activities as "existing lawful water uses" in terms of section 35 of the National Water Act, 1998
22 May, 2019
It has been drawn to FSA's attention that
some of our members have received notices in terms of section 35(1) of the
National Water Act, 1998 (Water Act)
from the Inkomati-Usuthu Catchment Management
Agency (IUCMA) requesting them to
apply for verification of their claim...
Forest Sector Innovation Fund: Call of Funding Applications
21 May, 2019
FSA hereby invites interested parties to submit an Application for Project Funding to the FSA SIF funding by 12 June 2019.
How sustainable plantations help save Uganda’s decimated forests
15 May, 2019
One of the most densely populated countries in Africa, Uganda has seen
its population double in 12 years. With 95% of the population dependent
on toxic charcoal and wood fuel for cooking, the natural forests have
shrunk to only 10% of their original cover.
DPME and DGs approve the Forestry PPGI Business Plan
15 May, 2019
The PPGI held a meeting with the Economic
Cluster of Directors-General in the Union Buildings last
week. This was the last meeting of the Directors-General of
administration since 1994 and so it was
important for them to ratify the 5-year business plans of
the key sectors.
Agri SA launches shale gas court proceedings
9 May, 2019
Agri SA can announce today that we launched
court proceedings in the Pretoria High Court against the
granting of environmental authorisations and exploration
rights for shale gas to Rhino Oil & Gas on 16 April
2019. This is after Agri SA received confirmation that the
Tekwani improves efficiencies with Wood-Mizer TITAN
3 May, 2019
Wood-Mizer TITAN Hybrid sawmill units go live at Tekwani's
Normandien Sawmill, located near Newcastle, in KwaZulu-Natal, South
Africa. Tekwani is an integrated, family-owned agri-industrial group in South
Africa, with operations including cattle, water-bottling, forestry and
Fire and Emergency Services Instructor
1 May, 2019
NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer
Professional Qualifications requires Instructor Level I certification as a
prerequisite for Fire Officer Level I. This NEW IFSTA Instructor text is ideal
for these Level I learners.
NEW! Forty-three skill sheets across Instructor Levels...