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NCA March Newsletter 2019 
Disclaimer:

Although everything has been done to ensure the accuracy of the following information, the NCA takes no responsibility for actions or losses that might occur due to the usage of this information.
 

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King Charcoal Namibia

King Charcoal Namibia produces FSC certified charcoal only. We are committed to creating an ethical and beneficial relationship with our suppliers, clients and employees. We have a chain of custody (COC) certification ensuring that no contamination exists. We have the capability of delivering charcoal in bulk as well as to produce retail ready charcoal packaged to our clients specifications. We are focused on export markets and our factory and warehouse is situated in Walvis Bay, Namibia. We are conveniently located near Namibia’s port and container handling facility. We believe in transforming the Namibian charcoal industry to the FSC standard by assisting emerging and commercial charcoal producers to comply with the forestry social and legal standards. We are passionate about who we are and what we do.
 
King Charcoal Namibia is a proud member of the NCA. Our website is www.king-charcoal.com

The delegation visit was covered in the media, find the articles via the buttons below:
Article 1
Article 2
Turning Encroacher Bush into Fodder
Transforming Namibia: Turning Encroacher Bush into Fodder
The production of animal fodder from local encroacher bush has transformational potential for farmers in Namibia. Farms become more drought resilient, productive rangeland is restored through bush thinning and billions are saved in reduced animal fodder imports.
 
The short film introduces the process of producing bush-based animal feed in Namibia from harvesting of the bush to milling, mixing with supplements and storing. It is based on a one-year pilot project spearheaded by GIZ Bush Control and Biomass Utilisation Project from April 2016 to July 2017. 
 
The manual can be downloaded below:
Download Manual
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New FSC Regional Director
FSC Africa welcomed Dr Harrison Ochieng Kojwang as the new FSC Regional Director for Africa. He started on 4 January 2019.
 
Harrison is a Kenyan Citizen and has a background in forestry, environment and natural resource management. He studied forestry at the Universities of Nairobi, Helsinki and British Columbia. After graduating from the University of British Columbia in 1989, he had a 5-year stint as an academic at Moi University in Kenya. Thereafter he was appointed as Director of Forestry in Namibia where he worked for 7 years, before joining WWF as its Representative in Southern Africa from 2001 to 2009. Since 2009, he has been a private consultant in forestry, and environment, and has worked for several governments, regional economic communities in both East and Southern Africa, and in addition, for a number of international organizations, notably, the United Nations and the World Bank.
 
As an active member of the African Forest Forum (AFF), Harrison has been actively engaged in regional and global discourses on forestry, particularly the promotion of Sustainable Forest Management in sub-Saharan Africa and on matters pertaining to ‘reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation’ (REDD).
 
Harrison looks forward to engaging with stakeholders in the near future.
 
Ms. Manushka Moodley remains as the contact person for Namibian stakeholders and can be reached via email m.moodley@fsc.org
Namalimba Farming Charcoal Workers
Political German Delegation
A Political German delegation visited the office of Namibia Charcoal Association on Tuesday, 26 February 2019. What a privilege it has been to be the host for this group of people.
Gunther, Roelien, Jasper and Michael,
 
A  big thank you for your effort to welcome the German parliamentary delegation on Tuesday. The group was impressed seeing ALDI charcoal being packaged at
Makarra and hearing about the enormous potential of the industry from Gunther. The NCA office, with its new layout, made a very good impression! Your effort is much appreciated. On our side we will ensure that such visits also “pay-off” in the long-run.
Important Notice
This message goes out to all the stakeholders in the Namibian firewood and charcoal Industry:

With this message, we as the Namibia Charcoal Association (NCA), want to encourage all the Stakeholders in the Namibian firewood and charcoal Industry to please call/WhatsApp/e-mail us and obtain a reference when dealing with Buyers/Processors/Factories/Agents etc. for wood or charcoal set to leave the Namibian borders. 

It has come to our attention that the number of unsuccessful/faulty transactions in regards to wood and charcoal set to leave the Namibian border has drastically increased over the last few months. 
We at the NCA strive to provide our members in the wood and charcoal Industry, with sound knowledge, expertise, information, documentation, protection 
and references to ensure a good business relationship with, and for, all the parties involved.

We encourage you to give us a call or e-mail and make sure before you engage. A few minutes of your time could save you thousands of dollars and a lot of trouble.

Please note that all queries will be handled with confidentiality. 
Lastly, we urge all Stakeholders of the
fire wood and charcoal Industry in Namibia to report any issues or matters regarding buy/sell transactions that went wrong, to us at the NCA offices via e-mail, to protect fellow Stakeholders and secure future success.

Our contact details are as follows: roelien.coffee@ncanamibia.com or call +264 67 304 220
SMALLS
African Packaging

Werner Gouws
Tel: +264 (61) 26 8400
Cell: +264 (61) 26 2257
email: wernerg@african-group.net


Stitching machines
  • GL 7 – Electric Operated @ N$ 5,686.18 incl Vat 
  • GL 7 – Battery Operated @ N$ 5,786.18 incl Vat 
  • Newlong Electric Operated @ N$ 5,200.00 incl Vat 
 
Charcoal bags
 
  • Yellow 4kg Charcoal bag with tree @ N$ 3.60 incl Vat / bag 
  •  2nd hand 50kg interwoven bags 
  • Normal @ N$ 3.00 incl Vat / bag
  • Misprints @ N$ 3.80 incl Vat / bag
  • 2nd hand 1 ton bags @ N$ 90.00 incl Vat / bag
 
Important Note:
 
We are also offering an opportunity to the charcoal community to approach us for BOPP charcoal bags in 4kg and 5kg, similarly for briquette bags. These bags are made from polypropylene and has a handle, but can only be manufactured on the
clients request and artwork. There are no generic bags.
  
  • We have a technical division that repairs all kinds of stitching machines.
Transport Assistance
For transport assistance contact the numbers in the image provided. 
 
 
MSR

Phone: 081 488 4126
Email: msr@muay.na
Investec
For Agricultural & industrial designs and school furniture
Contact: Johan Theron
Cell: 081 124 1916
Tel: +264 67 307 489
E-mail: info@inventec.com
Kiln welding / Manufacturing

Cell: 081 271 5094
Envirotech

Cell: 081 127 4462
Email: envirotech@mweb.com.na
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