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Statement regarding potential capital investment projects
18 April, 2018
Mondi
Mondi Group notes recent reports in local Bulgarian media regarding a potential expansion of its Stambolijski mill. Mondi constantly evaluates potential investments at its cost advantaged operations and is currently assessing various options at its Stambolijski mill in Bulgaria. read more
Course: Forestry Management
18 April, 2018
FSA
The Government of India is inviting applications from South African students for a Post Graduate Diploma in Forestry Management on a Self Finance basis at its institute of Forestry Management in Bhopal for the academic year 2018-2019. read more
Growing agriculture with technology
18 April, 2018
Growing agriculture with technology
South Africa's Bio-Economy Strategy aims to beneficiate South Africa's natural biological resources by developing them into commercial products - and agriculture is foremost among these resources. However, as farmers well know, a range of inconvenient phenomena... read more
Invitation to attend the SSP Research Focus Group Workshops
18 April, 2018
FP&M Seta
Please find the below invitation for your attention. If you intend going to any of these workshops, please complete the reservation form and send back to Sylvia at the FP&M SETA. read more
Diversification sees I-CAT expand its Fire and Agri-Forestry Divisions
18 April, 2018
Diversification sees I-CAT expand its Fire and Agri-Forestry Divisions
A successful diversification strategy has seen I-CAT expand two of its biggest growth areas at the moment, namely its Fireand Agri-Forestry Divisions.The period 2016 to 2017 saw I-CAT focus mainly on its FireDivision, putting in place products and staff. read more
Forestry Authority to invest 140 billion shillings in forest plantations
18 April, 2018
Forestry Authority to invest 140 billion shillings in forest plantations
The National Forestry Authority is set to invest 140 billion Shillings to establish 40,000 hectares of plantations by the private sector to boost the country's forestry cover.The Acting Executive Director of the National Forestry Authority, Paul Musamali, says it has set aside 200,000... read more
Developments at the FP&M SETA
17 April, 2018
FSA
After having been instrumental in setting up the erstwhile Forest Industries Education and Training Authority (FIETA) and having served on its Board since inception in 2000 and subsequently the FP&M SETA Board, I attended my last FP&M SETA Board meeting on 31 march this year. read more
Edo To Unveil Policy Document On Forestry
16 April, 2018
Edo To Unveil Policy Document On Forestry
Lagos - The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has revealed that the state government has made plans to unveil a policy document on forestry at the International Conference, slated to hold in Accra in May 2018. According to the state governor... read more
Obtala exceeds production and sales records in Q1 update
9 April, 2018
Obtala
The Group has enjoyed a positive start to 2018, with further operational milestones achieved on the path to our most pressing objective, to become cash-flow positive, and towards our longer-term objective of achieving high levels of sustainable profitability. read more
Huge volume of timber lost due to Knysna fire
7 April, 2018
Huge volume of timber lost due to Knysna fire
More than a million cubic metres of timber was lost from South Africa's annual supply when one of the country's largestever fires tore through plantations and hundreds of homes between Knysna and Nelson Mandela Bay last year. read more

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