The 2nd DANA Africa Forest Industry Conference will be held at the Skukuza Conference Centre in Kruger National Park on 12 – 13 September, 2017 and will be followed by a two-day Field Trip.

The presentation line-up includes:
• Three high profile keynote speakers:
o Ole Sand, Managing Partner of Criterion Africa Partners
o Stephen Jennings, CEO of Rendeavour Group
o Piet Van Zyl, CEO of York Timbers

• Speakers on the forestry/forest sectors of Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mosambique, Swaziland, Tanzania and Uganda

• A forest certification panel with both FSC and PEFC presenters

• Wood Product talks – on a major international plantation forestry/pulp mill project, advanced breeding for eucalyptus sawlogs, the Africa wooden pole market, the global woodchips/biomass market and a huge African biomass energy project

• Investment presentations

All visits for a 2- day post conference field trip have been confirmed. White River based forest industry consulting firm, Forest Solutions, has been involved in the organising of the conference and field visits.

Full details of programme, speakers, online registration, venue and accommodation can be found on the website


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