AFRICA’S MOST TRUSTED SUPPLIER
OF TREATED WOODEN POLES
AFRICA’S MOST TRUSTED
SUPPLIER OF TREATED
WOODEN POLES

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Date: 17 to 19 April 2019

Location: Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

Planning is well underway for Focus on Forestry 2019, organised by CMO, NMMU and the ICFR. Focus on Forestry is presented every second year - alternating between KwaZulu Natal and Mpumalanga, South Africa.... Continue Reading

This article was shared by the R & B Timbers group from forestry.co.za

Event website www.agfo.co.za

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... Continue Reading

This article has been shared by the R & B Timbers group from FAO.

FAO and partners have launched a new knowledge sharing platform on forest and landscape restoration. The open-access platform is the first virtual space to provide access to a comprehensive database of key forest and... Continue Reading

More than 60,000 tree species

This article has been shared by the R&B Timbers group from forestry.co.za

There are 60,065 species of trees in the world, according to a comprehensive study of the world's plants.

Botanical Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) compiled the... Continue Reading

Commercial forests are full of untapped energy

This article has been shared by the World Harwood from forestry.co.za.

The theme of the 2017 United Nations International Day of Forests is Forests and Energy. The International Council of Forest and Paper... Continue Reading

Daunting challenges, clear goals: forests and the SDGs

 

This article has been shared by the R & B Timbers group from FAO Forestry.

FAO/R. Grisolia 5 April, 2017, Rome - Forests contribute to achieving most of the Sustainable Development... Continue Reading

This article has been shared by the R & B Timbers group from FAO Forestry.

FAO/Giampiero Diana 7 April 2017, Rome - Experts are finalizing a new data collection module that will help developing countries better understand their population's reliance... Continue Reading

Here are a few interesting facts about forests to celebrate International Day of Forests 2017: Forests & Energy

 

1. Forested watersheds and wetlands supply 75 percent of the world's accessible freshwater via FAO

2. About one-third of the world's largest cities obtain a... Continue Reading

 

Timber is sustainable and a proven renewable resource, unlike other building materials used in South Africa and internationally which contribute to global warming. Timber has the lowest embodied energy compared to other conventional building materials. A... Continue Reading
Education about trees starts at home and these fun facts about wood will sure get the kids excited to learn more.

"Say this three times fast: How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? This is a super fun tongue twister and leads us to our topic: wood. Wood is an... Continue Reading

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