On 31 December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan City, China. ‘Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2’ (SARS-CoV-2) was confirmed as the causative agent of what we now know as ‘Coronavirus Disease 2019’ (COVID-19). Since then, the virus has spread to more than 100 countries, including South Africa.

For more info, visit COVID-19 Corona Virus South African Resource Portal.

Find out how the forest sector is holding up during the Covid-19 lockdown.



Used oil pollution threat

30 July, 2020

Contaminated oil is dripping into agricultural land across South…

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New date and venue for WoodEX for Africa 2020

24 June, 2020

Biennial trade show has been rescheduled for 16 –…

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NCT Forestry appoints new general manager

5 June, 2020

Danny Knoesen has been appointed NCT Forestry’s new general…

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Water Use Licence amendments

20 May, 2020

FSA reports that after years of engagement with the…

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‘Survival’ the key for small-scale growers

20 May, 2020

SA Forestry journalist-at-large JUSTIN NYAKUDANGA chats to small-scale growers…

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