Who We Are

SAFCOL (South African Forestry Company Limited) is the third largest forestry company in South Africa, and it is state owend under the department of Public Enterprises (DPE), primarily involved in the forestry industry with operations in Limpopo, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, as well as in the southern half (Manica and Sofala provinces) of Mozambique.

Vision, Mission and Core Values

SAFCOL (South African Forestry Company  SOC Limited) is the third largest  forestry company in South Africa, and it is state owned  under the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) with operations in Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Kwa Zulu Natal, as well as in the northern parts of Mozambique.

SAFCOL’s mandate is; to conduct forestry business which includes timber harvesting, timber processing and related activities, both domestically and internationally.

Through our operations we employ about 5000 people through direct and indirect employment and by extension, are responsible for about 20 000 lives in communities adjacent our operations


A leader in sustainable forests and commercial forest products.


Growing our business in the forestry value chain,

Maximising stakeholder value through strategic partnerships

Facilitating sustainable economic transformation of the forestry industry and thereby uplifting communities, and

Maintaining practices that are economically viable, environmentally acceptable and socially beneficial.

Our Structure