Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for pilot testing of FSC-STD-RAP-01-2020 V-1, FSC Regional Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders, PART II – Pilot Test Implementation
The Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Part II for pilot test implementation describes the rules and requirements for successful pilot participation by all parties in its chronological order. Related to the SOP are the respective forest stewardship standards, including the regional standard and the nationally adapted standards for India, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam as follows:
- FSC-STD-RAP-01-2021 V-1, The FSC Regional Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders (approved)
- FSC-STD-RAP-IN-01-2022 V-1, The FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders in India (approval in process)
- FSC-STD-RAP-IDN-01-2022 V-1, The FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders in Indonesia (approved)
- FSC-STD-RAP-THA-01-2022 V-1, The FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders in Thailand (under revision)
- FSC-STD-RAP-VN-01-2022 V-1, The FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders in Vietnam (in the approval process)
The objectives of the pilot test are, to provide evidence of:
- The consistency of the nationally adapted AP RFSS with the FSC Principles and Criteria.
- The improved accessibility to FSC certification by its target user group, small management units below 20 hectares.
- Transferability to other countries within the region and beyond.
Joachim Meier-Dörnberg; firstname.lastname@example.org
FSC Asia-Pacific Regional Office, FSC India, FSC Indonesia, FSC Thailand and FSC Vietnam
First in-person workshops on AP RFSS for Indonesia and pilot test implementation in Indonesia.
Venue: Yogyakarta, Central Java, Indonesia, place: to be confirmed
Contact: Country Manager, Mr. Hartono Prabowo, email@example.com
Approval by PSU on the Standard Operating Procedure Part II for pilot test implementation and launch of the pilot test phase.
BoD approves 5 year pilot to test AP RFSS on consistency and effectiveness prior to regional and global roll-out.