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.
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.
While there is a PEFC endorsed national forest certification system in Korea, low awareness of certification has been a challenge to its widespead uptake. This project aims at changing this.
With South Africa's national forest certification system now PEFC-endorsed, this project will ensure that small-forest owners are able to achieve certification and benefit from the advantages it brings.
86% of Portugal’s forests are owned by small private landowners, but only a few of these landowners had achieved certification. This project increased this number through the development of PEFC group certification.