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About the FSCC

The Forest Sector Charter Council (Council) was established through the Forest Sector Charter. It is legally constituted as a section 21 Company. It consists of 19 members, 9 representing industry, 3 representing Government departments, 3 representing communities, 2 labour representatives and 2 members from skills and funding institutions. The Council is chaired by Dr. Diphoko Mahango.


  • The Council reports to the;
  • Minister of Trade and Industry (Dti) and
  • Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF)


  • Encourage, support and facilitate the implementation of the Charter undertakings (targets and instruments),
  • Monitor and report on implementation of the Charter undertakings and
  • Inform stakeholders on the opportunities and benefits of the Charter


To achieve sustainable B-BBEE and growth in the forest sector through active and meaningful participation of all stakeholders


To support, promote and guide transformation of the Forest Sector and secure compliance by Stakeholders with Charter requirements


Good governance, Transparent, People Centred, Dynamic, Respect for people/Integrity, Respect for confidentiality

Charter Council Members