MEMBERS AND PARTNERS
KVTC is the largest grower of teak in Africa and has established plantations in Tanzania since 1992.The Company manages teakplantations and natural woodlandsaswell as a timber processing plantlocated in the Ulanga District.The Company is the largestexporter of timber products from Tanzania and employs around 300 people.
Green Resources (GR) is Africa’s largest forestation company and a leader in East African wood manufacturing. The company has 45,000 ha of standing forest in Mozambique, Tanzania and Uganda, established through its own planting activities. It operates East Africa’s largest sawmill in Tanzania and electricity pole and charcoal plants in Mozambique, Tanzania and Uganda.Visit Website
The New Forestry Company LTD
The New Forests Company is a sustainable, socially responsible forestry and timber products business with plantations in Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania Whilst we are still a young company, NFC has already demonstrated a strong track record of rapidly growing revenues of tens of millions of dollars; employs over 1 331 people in East Africa – often in the rural areas where employment is needed the most – and has almost 30 000 hectares of planted forests.Visit Website
Panda Miti Kibiashara
The Private Forestry Programme – Panda Miti Kibiashara (PFP) is a bilateral Programme between the Governments of Tanzania and Finland. The Programme aims at increasing rural income in the Southern Highlands area of Tanzania through developing sustainable plantation forestry and value addition.
Dolphin Bay Company LTD
Dolphin Bay is a chemical company specialising in the manufacture of wood preservatives. We are a major market player within the African continent, where our products and services are supplied to reputable companies supplying treated timber to the agricultural, building, electrical and communications industries.Visit Website
Mufindi wood Poles and Timber
Mufindi Woodpoles Plant and Timber LTD (MWPT) was established in the year 2002, and since then it has grown to be one of the leading wooden poles manufacturer in Tanzania. The company was formed from a ‘family business’ with over 20 years pole business experience.
Mkaa endelevu is the leading producer of sustainable and organic charcoal and bio-waste products in Tanzania. Utilizing pine sawdust produced from Class B (commercial) forests in Mafinga, Iringa Region, Tanzania, we manufacture charcoal briquettes, as well as, the agricultural enhancements – bio-char and wood vinegar, and the wood preservative – wood tar.Visit Website
Lonza Company LTD
Preservative protection of timber Effective preservative technologies from Lonza extend the service life of timbers, making them a high performance material choice for a wide range of construction, landscaping and engineering applications.
SFI Tanzania is a sisal and forest plantation management company. Sisal and forest plantations cover a total planted area of more than 3,000 ha. On 6,000 ha of degraded and fallow land the company expands sisal plantations, afforestation and restoration of natural forest. Sisal fibre is processed and sold to international and local markets. The company employs 1,284 staff and is in the process of acquiring FSC™ certification.Visit Website
Sao hill Industry
Sao Hill industries (SHI) belongs to the Green Resources AS group of companies. Currently it operates 4 timber yards in Tanzania. All sold timber products are produced in SHI sawmill in Mafinga.
Tanganyika Plywood LTD (TPL) produces hardwood eucalyptus core veneer and plywood. We also produce high quality timber for local and export markets. All our material comes from sustainable plantations. TPL provides top quality products with the highest degree of professional service.Visit Website
Forestry development Trust
The Forestry Development Trust was established by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation in 2013 as an independent Tanzanian institution with a long term vision for development of the commercial forestry sector.
Tanzania Private Sector Foundation
VISION - To become an effective apex private sector organization, providing a focal point for private sector-led approaches to Tanzania’s economic and social transformation.
Tanzania Forest Services Agency (TFS)
Tanzania Forest Service (TFS) is a semi-autonomous government Executive Agency whose establishment is supported by the Executive Agency Act (Cap. 245 Revised Edition 2009), the National Forest and Beekeeping Policies adopted in March 1998 and administered through The Forest Act (No. 14 of 2002) and Beekeeping Act (No. 15 of 2002) which provides legal framework for the management of forests and bee resources.Visit Website
Forestry and Value Chains Development programme (FORVAC)
Forestry and Value Chains Development programme (FORVAC) increases economic, social and environmental benefits from forests and woodlands whilst tackling deforestation. By working closely with local enterprises and communities, FORVAC will develop forest-based value chains thereby inducing growth in local economies, while at the same time fostering local ownership of the forests. It also supports government institutions in developing their legal and policy framework to improve forest governance and promote sustainable forest resources management. The 330,000 beneficiaries range from individuals, communities, and traders to private companies in the vast regions Tanga, Lindi and Ruvuma and beyond.Visit Website
The Tanzania National Business Council (TNBC)
The Tanzania National Business Council (The Council) has 40 members (20 members being nominated by the private sector associations under the auspices of the Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) and other 20 members are nominated by the Government of The United Republic of Tanzania). The President of The United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Dr. John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, chairs the Council.
Working for a better and fairer business environment Welcome to the third phase of Tanzania’s business, advocacy and dialogue facility, now known as BEST-Dialogue (2013 – 2019), supported by Danida.
Ubora Forestry Solutions and General Supply
Ubora Forestry Solutions and General Supply is a quality-driven forestry Service provider established in 2019 with a team of Foresters and Business professionals who possess a proven practical knowledge in commercial forestry. The company is registered by BRELA with registration number 461731. The company team members have undergone a rigorous training process in commercial forestry and business development supported by the Forestry Development Trust for 9 months. African Forestry and Forestry Development Trust exposed the team to African Forestry members to learn from their experienced forestry experts at both Green Resources and Tanganyika Wattle Company. The team decided to put the lesson learned into practice, we managed to produce and sale 150,000 seedlings from improved seeds and provided plantation establishment services to 6 clients in Njombe and Mahen.Visit Website
Forestry Business Innovative Company
Is a registered company number 459704 by the Tanzania Business Registration and Licensing Agency (BRELA) specialised in provision of Commercial forestry support services.Initially, it started as a small firm in 2018, being called Shalom Enterprises with our operations focusing in Kilolo district, Iringa region with three founding members.Visit Website