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Forest management and Certification workshop in Choiseul

6th October 2015
Forest management and Certification workshop in Choiseul

A five 5-days workshop was conducted at Voza village, Choiseul Province. 16 forest resources owners and sawmill management staffs were trained in sustainable forest management and FSC certification. The workshop was co-facilitated by NRDF and SPC and covered the following subjects: Introduction in Sustainable forest management, FSC certification, Forest survey and inventory (Photo), forest management planning and mapping and Chain of Custody/Value chain concept. In the evening open awareness sessions were organized for the whole community in Voza covering subjects such as Forest conservation, Honeybee farming, Women saving clubs, Teak plantation forestry (example from Laos) and Climate change.  NRDF and SPC acknowledge the Voza community for their terrific hosting of the workshop.