South Africa

  • World Recession Likely to Begin in Q2 and Q3 This Year

    Etiketter: Forestry
    A world recession looks likely to begin in the second and third quarter of this year, depending on how quickly China and developed countries bring Covid-19 under control. / Forestry in South Africa
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  • The Economy of the Future will Grow on Trees

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Planting more trees and using more wood in our daily lives can help us mitigate the effects of climate change, reverse biodiversity loss and reduce pollution - as long as we do it right. / Forestry South Africa
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  • Forestry and Forest Products Industry Outlook for 2020

    Etiketter: Skog
    The South African economy has significantly underperformed its peers for at least a decade. Low GDP growth rates, increasing unemployment, low levels of investment, burgeoning Government debt, the fall out from the State Capture project and the increasing likelihood of a further ratings downgrade. Despite this, the Government seems incapable of making the necessary structural reforms needed to improve growth for fear of upsetting its alliance partners. It would appear that there is no end in sight and that these unfavourable conditions will prevail throughout 2020. / Forestry in South Africa
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  • South African Forestry Sector Makes Chainsaw Training Safer With Virtual Reality

    Etiketter: Forestry
    In a world first, trainee chainsaw operators will soon be able to use a virtual reality (VR) application to test their theoretical knowledge and hone their skill in a simulated timber plantation. / Forestry South Africa
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  • Forestry South Africa launches new infographic for Arbor Month

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Sunday, September 1st saw the launch of National Arbor Month by Deputy Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Ms Maggie Sotyu in Port Elizabeth. This year's theme is Forests and Sustainable Cities. / Forestry South Africa
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  • Record-breaking 9th annual Wood Conference

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) was a hive of activity on 26 February 2019, when delegates from across the world attended the ninth annual Wood Conference. / Forestry South Africa
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  • Forestry South Africa Submission on National Forest Amendment Bill

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Gazetted document and Forestry South Africa's comments on the National Forests Amendment Bill. Of major concern is that, despite the concerns we raised in our initial submission, the latest Bill still states that the State is the trustee of the nation's forestry resources". / Forestry South Africa
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  • Firefighter's Handbook on Wildland Firefighting - Strategy

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The NEW 4th Edition of this bestselling book by noted wildland firefighting author, Bill Teie is updated to address the most current NFPA and National Wildfire Coordinating Group. / Forestry South Africa
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  • Forestry Explained - call for more images

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Looking at forestry through another lens - Forestry Explained issues another call for photos! The Forestry Explained Instagram account (forestry_explained) provides a platform to promote the biodiversity and natural beauty found on forestry-owned land in South Africa. By using this popular social media channel, we aim to raise awareness about the rare and threatened species found in and around South Africa's commercial forests and dispel the myth that forestry-owned land are ‘green deserts'. / Forestry South Africa
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  • Working with Wood Show

    Etiketter: Wood
    As Arbour month draws to a close, the excitement builds among wood-lovers with the 2017 Working with Wood Show taking place in George this weekend 22-25 September. / Forestry South Africa
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