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SA Forestry & Forest Products Industry Facts (1980 - 2015)
31 May, 2017
South African Forestry & Forest Products Industry Facts (1980 - 2015) Excel Version
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Regulations in terms of Property Valuation Act
17 May, 2017
In essence the regulations set out the methodology that must be followed by valuers when valuing property for the purposes of land reform as prescribed by the newly established "Valuer General".  With regards specifically to the valuation of property upon which timber is grown... read more
2nd DANA Africa Forest Industry Investment Conference & Field Trip
17 May, 2017
For the first time ever, a DANA event is being held, not at a hotel conference venue, but at the unique Skukuza Conference Centre which is located in the world-renowned Kruger National Park. Your conference registration  includes a Game Drive to seek out "The Big 5"... read more
FSA Annual Report 2016
17 May, 2017
Forestry South Africa
Our Industry is often the envy of other sectors who find it far more difficult, perhaps due to their market activities, to collaborate on matters of common interest. Having FSA representing most timber growers across the scale, race and management objectives spectra of the South African Forestry Industry, is a massive advantage to the Industry. read more
Agriculture & Forestry Expo - 14 to 16 Sept 2017
16 May, 2017
The 2nd AFGO Expo, AGFO Expo 2017, will take place once again at the Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre in White River, Mpumalanga, South Africa, from 14 - 16 September, to promote agriculture and forestry in the area and provide a successful trade platform for exhibitors and visitors. read more
Remote sensing advances to usher in virtual reality
11 May, 2017
Friday Offcuts
New technological tools harnessing the power of remote sensing to make it quicker, easier and cheaper to measure forest inventory will soon be unveiled - and in future could potentially enable a virtual "walk through the forest". Researchers are set to brief estate managers... read more
Focus on Forestry 2019
10 May, 2017
Innovative local solutions for forestry in Southern Africa. The keenly anticipated Focus on Forestry conference held at Cedara in the KZN midlands in April went off like clockwork and provided delegates with plenty of useful, practical info to take back to their own businesses. read more
SGASA Symposium 2017
10 May, 2017
Details for the upcoming Seedlings Growers association of South Africa Symposuim in June 2017. read more
Mozambique battles illegal logging to save tropical forests
4 May, 2017
news 24
Pemba  - A squad of Mozambican forest rangers made their first arrest just minutes after arriving at a checkpoint near the northern port city of Pemba. Nicolau Moises, the forestry department chief in Cabo Delgado province, one of Mozambique's top timber-producing regions... read more
Amended Forest Sector Code gazetted
4 May, 2017
Engineering news
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies has approved the amended Forest Sector Code outlining transformation guidelines aligned to the Amended Codes of Good Practice for the forestry sector. "The forestry sector is one of the sectors that can stimulate... read more
Why the Top 10 Most Prolific Economies in Africa Should Aim for Sustainable Development
2 May, 2017
Africa Ranking
The continent of Africa is composed of 54 countries which together recorded an impressive economic growth in the past 15 years. Average Gross Domestic Product rose over 2% in the 80s and 90s and reached more than 5% in the period 2001-2014. Across the globe, Africa is the second fastest... read more