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» BFC re-certified for performance standards
Following a successful recertification audit in February 2017, BFC with pleasure announces the re-certification of its Integrated Management System...readmore

» BFC distributes seedlings to community members
As part of its corporate social responsibility Green Resources each year distributes free seedlings to communities surrounding the project area...readmore

» BFC organises HCT activity for community members and staff
BFC - Kachung Plantaion Project (KPP) in collaboration with Development Initiatives International (DII) and AIDS Information Centre (AIC), Lira conducted a mass HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) activity on the 22nd April, 2016...readmore

» District Leaders visit Bukaleba Plantation
In the President’s letter read by the Prime Minister, he issued a directive that community land measuring 500 ha...readmore

» BFC Opens New Timber Sales Point
In order to serve our customers better, BFC has set up a new timber sales point in Seeta, Mukono district.  The sale point is intended to take our products closer to our customers by providing logistical ease...

» New Sawmill opened in Uganda
At the end of 2015, Busoga Forestry Company (BFC), Green Resources’ Ugandan subsidiary, started up a new sawmill in Bukaleba with 8,500m3/year/shift capacity. This will represent an important source of new revenue for the company...

» 20 Years of Green Resources
On 23rd of November, Green Resources celebrated 20 years of operations. The company has become the largest forest company in Africa, outside of South Africa and Swaziland, with 44,000 ha net standing forest (over 80,000 ha gross area), all greenfield establishments.

» Nkombe and Bukatube Health Centres receive medical supplies
As part of the Community development plan, BFC has donated medical supplies to Nkombe and Butatube Health Centers in Mayuge District. This move is done on a quarterly basis to improve health services in the communities around BFC’s areas of operation.

» Busoga Forestry Company Ltd named Best Employer in Jinja
At the Annual Members Meeting, NSSF recognized and awarded the most compliant employers (in paying their employees’ contributions) through the Employer Compliance Awards.

» Increased forest cover requires support from the private sector
At the World Forestry Congress in Durban on 9th September 2015, Mads Asprem, CEO of Green Resources gave a keynote speech entitled ‘Financial innovations required to increase global afforestation’ at the special session on ‘Innovation and Investment Forum’.

» BFC recommended for another 5 Year recertification in responsible forest management
BFC was certified in early 2010 (March) and undergoes annual surveillance to ensure BFC Certified Forest Management Unit operations continuously adhere to responsible forest management required standards.

» Communities trained in making energy saving cook-stoves
In a bid to improve livelihoods and contribute to environmental conservation, community members adjacent to Kachung forest plantation were trained in making energy saving stoves.

» Staff undergo training in Health and Safety
According to International Labour Organisation, 153 workers in every 15 seconds are encountering a work related accident. With such global rates of accidents...

» BFC participates in the 23rd Annual Agricultural & Trade show
BFC was one of the exhibitors at the 23rd Source of the Nile National Agricultural & Trade Show which took place at Jinja show ground from 6th – 13th July 2015...