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Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, 2003 (Act No. 53 of 2003)

Industry Charters

Forest Sector Charter

15. Industry Specific Initiatives

15.2 Additional Instruments

15.2.2 Sawlog growing strategy and programme for South Africa


The country is facing severe shortages in sawlogs and measures are required to ensure a sustained and increased production of sawlogs.


To this end Government, through DWAF, and the industry will work together in developing and implementing a sawlog growing strategy and programme, the details of which are included in the Companion to the Charter (refer to Annexure A). This measure will be in place within one year of the signing of the Charter.