Group certification requires internal auditing to work flawlessly. This project will develop an online platform using satellite data to improve the monitoring of group certification.
Improved monitoring of tree health and growth promises many benefits for sustainable forest management and forest certification. This project is exploring the potential of a small-scale monitoring network in central Italy.
For the thousands of small and medium-sized enterprises without a dedicated marketing department, it can be difficult to promote PEFC certification effectively. This project is developing an online platform to provide the tools and information they need.
National system development
Until now, the lack of a national forest certification system has meant that Croatia’s small-forest owners have had no access to certification. This projects looks to change this.
Limited awareness and a shortage of certified timber means the demand for certified products in India is low. This project looks to raise the profile of forest certification and develop the market for certified products in the country.