South African Forestry Contractors Association

South African Forestry Contractors Association

South African Forestry Contractors Association

ForestryWelcome to the website of the Southern Africa Forestry Contractors Association. SAFCA was inaugurated on 13 October 1989 as an organization with 9 members to further the interests of contractors. It was run on a part time basis for the first three years where after the first full time staff were appointed.

The current membership of the Association numbers more than 300, including from micro emerging to corporate contractors in all fields of forestry contracting.

SAFCA offers assistance to all contractors regarding public liability and other insurance, forestry technical assistance (harvesting, silviculture and transport), business related assistance and training (capacity development). SAFCA represents contractors at various forums including the Nelson Mandela University and Stellenbosch University Advisory Councils, the Forestry Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Charter Council and the Forest Industries Training and Education Authority.  SAFCA also has access to various consultants and entities and can hence assist contractors by introducing them to these persons or entities that can address specific needs.

On this web site you will find costing models, the latest news flashes, advertisements of members and other industry stakeholders and links to other relevant and interesting sites.

Your comments on the site for improvement purposes will be welcomed!

Report on 5th Annual Forestry Training Indaba PDF Print E-mail

Photographs courtesy of SA Forestry Magazine.

Kindly refer to the report attached.


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