Around the world, young people are leaving rural areas in large numbers. This project will generate novel strategies to support the next generation of local forest workers, aiming at reducing the migration of young people.
With their high concentrations of people, influence and consumption, megacities have an enormous impact on climate change. By linking cities with forests, C40-F40 will empower cities to protect the globe’s most important carbon stores.
Cambodia relies on wood fuels to meet its energy demand, but has the highest rate of deforestation in Southeast Asia. This project looks to ensure the traceability of sustainable charcoal through the development of chain of custody certification.
At PEFC, we have a long history of our members supporting each other. In this spirit, this project sees all our Baltic and Nordic members come together to increase the effectiveness of their joint operations through the creation of a PEFC cluster.
Trees outside Forests were traditionally outside the scope of PEFC ‘forest’ certification, but with our latest Sustainable Forest Management benchmark standard, this has changed.