Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, 2003 (Act No. 53 of 2003)
Forest Sector Charter
13. Enterprise Development
13.2 Additional Instruments
13.2.5 Small grower certification
Small grower certification is important to improve access to markets for emerging black growers.
To this end, the forestry industry (through its representative structures) and Government (through DWAF) undertake to continue to develop and implement appropriate forestry certification methodologies for emerging growers.
This measure will be operational within 18 months of the signing of the Charter.