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STIHL Executive visits its South African subsidiary, congratulates staff on swift comeback
7 September, 2021
Despite losing its head office, warehouse and entire stock holding in the unrest that rocked KwaZulu Natal in mid-July, STIHL South Africa has managed to resume operations and distribution to its dealer network throughout Southern Africa. read more
Forestry Master Plan Unlocks Sector Competitiveness
7 September, 2021
The Forestry Sector Masterplan (FSM) to revitalise the forestry, pulp and paper, sawn timber, board products and utility poles, and treated products industries received the government's stamp of approval in September 2020. The forestry sector contributes almost 25% to South Africa's agricultural GDP read more
Deputy Minister of forestry fisheries and the environment kick starts the national arbor month campaign in Kwazulu Natal
7 September, 2021
Forestry and Fisheries
The Deputy Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Ms Makhotso Sotyu has kicked-off the National Arbor Month campaign with planting of trees in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, where she also announced the City of Cape Town as the winner of the Arbor City Competition read more
Forestry South Africa celebrating Arbor Week
31 August, 2021
Forestry South Africa (FSA) is celebrating Arbor Week by releasing an infographic celebrating Champion Trees and other magnificent specimens found within the South African forestry landscape. "These trees are part of our national heritage and National Arbor Week... read more
Wood Industry Summit Digital 2021
29 August, 2021
Material availability, climate protection and the Green Deal: the last few months have clearly shown how important these issues are. In order to promote dialogue for a future-oriented bioeconomy, the Wood Industry Summit will be launched as a digital event for the first time (27 - 28 September). read more
Forestry South Africa celebrating women at the forefront of forestry
27 August, 2021
Forestry South Africa (FSA) is celebrating women's month by releasing a series of articles by women who are driving the Forestry Industry and its value chain forwards. In their roles, these women are helping the Sector address the issues of today and prepare for the challenges of tomorrow. read more
Expression of Interest to Partner in Commercial Timber Transformation
24 August, 2021
Mondi Zimele
The purpose of this expression of interest (EOI) is to solicit information or profiles from interested parties for consideration in an opportunity to partner with Mondi Zimele Jobs Fund (Pty) Ltd (MZJF) to transform the Commercial Timber Farming space. read more
Virtual Dialogues on IAP Biomass Economy
16 August, 2021
Virtual Dialogues on IAP Biomass Economy
All interested and affected parties in the invasive alien plant and bush encroachment biomass value chain who are interested in the development of the Strategic Framework for the biomass economy are invited to register with the Secretariat and participate in the virtual dialogues planned. read more
Seed investment brings CMOs trading platform a step closer
16 August, 2021
The South African-based CMO Group has secured Series A funding from the venture capital fund Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs (E4E) Africa to support its international forestry value chain-based operations. read more
Helping to restore and rebuild with Mandela Month initiatives
13 August, 2021
Where Sappi Southern Africa normally rallies to the call to #ServeLikeMadiba every year by encouraging our staff to give generously of their time in the week around former President Nelson Mandela's birthday, a number of factors made it difficult to do so this year. read more