For the first time in its 85-year history, the World Forestry Congress will come to Africa. The congress’s next gathering, held under the auspices of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, will take place in Durban in 2015.
• Ghana's world first in legal timber
Financial services provider Nedbank announced in November 2010 that its long-standing partnership with the local chapter of the World Wide Fund for Nature has resulted in donations of R100-million (US$14.2-million) towards environmental sustainability.
• Nedbank achieves carbon neutrality