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» Stakeholder Engagement meeting
BFC organized a meeting with Local leaders around Bukaleba CFR to address a number of issues Readmore...

» BFC distributes agricultural inputs
BFC through its community development program has adopted an intensive approach as part of ... Readmore...

» Certification Audit for responsible forest management conducted
BFC had its 9th surveillance audit for responsible forest management from 28th – 30th May 2019. Readmore...

» BFC Sponsors Charity Golf Day
Busoga Forestry Company Ltd (BFC)sponsored the Charity Golf Day which was held on Saturday 04/05/2019 at Jinja Golf Club. Readmore...

» Continuous Improvement Through Auditing
On March 19 – 20 2019, BFC underwent its annual surveillance audit of the Integrated Management System Readmore...

» Green Resources Appoints New CEO
We are pleased to announce that Hans Lemm has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Green Resources. Readmore...

» Resin Tapping; Optimizing Pine Plantations
BFC in agreement with Chinese Forestry International Development (CFID) are engaged in exploring pine trees' non-wood potential; resin. Readmore...

» Sustainable forests: Growing Tomorrow's Forests Today
BFC has planted has in the last 2 months, planted 63ha and plans to plant 250ha in the next planting season between April and May 2019...readmore

» BFC renovates and expands its Pole treatment plant
Last November, BFC completed the expansion of its wood treatment plant in Masese, Jinja. Readmore...

» BFC expands its mechanization with Matriarch Skogger
Busoga Forestry Company Ltd. (BFC) operates a modern sawmill with a production capacity of 40m3 per day. This therefore requires the availability of logs to meet...readmore

» In the Press: Locals pay 1,000/= to maintain water source
Scarcity of clean water has pushed residents of Agwata sub-county in Dokolo district to appoint Readmore...

» Two new boreholes constructed in Kachung, Dokolo - Uganda
As part of the community development plan, BFC sponsored the construction of two boreholes in two villages; Tetugo, Agwata Sub-County and Agolowelo Village Adok Sub-County...readmore

» GR Supports Community Development and Livelihood Improvement
BFC through its community development program has adopted an intensive approach as part of its strategy to create an enabling environment for farmers...readmore

» Farmers receive agricultural inputs
over 300 farmers in 17 villages surrounding our Kachung Forest plantation, Dokolo district, were provided with agricultural inputs including fertilizers, drought resistant, high yielding...readmore

» 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...