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SAFCOL Forestry Industrialisation Conference (FIC)

The SAFCOL Forestry Industrialisation Conference will bring forestry related decision‐makers and players together from both in the public and private sector; forestry technical practitioners, end product users, forest managers, academics, researchers and the public to explore the current status of the industry, challenges to be addressed and opportunities to be exploited, alignment to international developments and to create exposure of the industry to the broader South Africa. This interaction will facilitate networking to develop joint projects and activities that will address priority issues.…

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There are more formally protected grasslands and natural forests under management of the plantation industry, than in any other commercial land use sector. Photo: Mondi

In June, I represented both Forestry SA and PAMSA at an event hosted by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries at the CSIR. We had put up some banners depicting plantation trees and set up a table with an array of printed brochures.…