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.
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.
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.