PEFC Germany and the Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC), which operates the first PEFC-endorsed scheme in Southeast Asia, presented a joint stand at the gardening fair "Spoga+gafa 2010" on 5-7 September in Cologne, Germany. The joint stand raffled off a swing made of certif
Victoria’s peak representative body for the timber industry, the Victorian Association of Forest Industries (VAFI), has supported the central message of the Timber Communities Australia (TCA) commissioned report, which outlines the impact of State Government decisions on forest indust
A report prepared by CPI Strategic commissioned by Timber Communities Australia (TCA) has highlighted the consequences of decisions made by Melbourne-centric state governments that have severely impacted on the timber industry and its dependent communities.
Australia’s National Plantation Strategy Coordinator David Thompson recently made presentations to the WA Minister for Forestry, Terry Redman, the WA Forest Products Commission and industry representatives regarding future wood supplies and plantation investment mechanisms. In part, t
The NZ Government should underwrite the growing of millions of forestry seedlings if it wants to meet its climate change planting goal. Current planting levels are far below the 30,000ha of new forest a year for 10 years needed to meet the country’s greenhouse gas emissions target. Fo