Forestry Value Chain Associations
Forestry South Africa (FSA)
FSA is an association representing interests of large, medium and small-scale timber growers in South Africa. Over 90% of all timber growers in South Africa make up the membership.
Paper Manufactures Association of South Africa (PAMSA)
The Paper Manufacturer’s Association of South Africa was formed in 1992 to represent South African pulp and paper producers. Membership is open to any employer in the industry involved in the manufacture or distribution of recycled paper, pulp, paper, board and tissue products. The current members represent over 90% of the paper manufacturing capacity in South Africa.
Sawmilling South Africa (SSA)
Sawmilling South Africa was established in late 2007. The association represents 74% of the formal sawmilling sector. Sawmilling South Africa is the successor to the erstwhile South African Lumber Millers Association (SALMA). Current membership comprises some 38 sawmills throughout the country.
South African Wood Preservers Association (SAWPA)
SAWPA is an association representing timber treaters and preservative manufactures.
South African Institute of Forestry (SAIF)
SAIF is an association of forestry professionals promoting growth and sustainability in the forestry industry.
The International Forestry Students' Association
The International Forestry Students’ Association brings together forestry students from all over the world to connect students to their peers, forest related organisations and policy platforms.