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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

Purpose/Background

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:

  1. FSC-STD-RAP-01-2021 V-1, The FSC Regional Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders (approved)
  2. FSC-STD-RAP-IN-01-2022 V-1, The FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders in India (approval in process)
  3. FSC-STD-RAP-IDN-01-2022 V-1, The FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders in Indonesia (approved)
  4. FSC-STD-RAP-THA-01-2022 V-1, The FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders in Thailand (under revision)
  5. FSC-STD-RAP-VN-01-2022 V-1, The FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders in Vietnam (in the approval process)
Project Objective(s)

The objectives of the pilot test are, to provide evidence of:

  1. The consistency of the nationally adapted AP RFSS with the FSC Principles and Criteria.
  2. The improved accessibility to FSC certification by its target user group, small management units below 20 hectares.
  3. Transferability to other countries within the region and beyond.
Project Coordinator

Joachim Meier-rnbergcommunityfamilyforests@fsc.org

Project Partners

FSC Asia-Pacific Regional Office, FSC India, FSC Indonesia, FSC Thailand and FSC Vietnam

Timeline

29 June 2022
Save the Date: Webinar for CB lead auditors for India, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam

Webinar on AP RFSS pilot testing, rules and requirements, example on AP RFSS adapted for Indonesia. Webinar language is English.

 

28 June - 30 June 2022

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, h.prabowo@fsc.org

April 2022

Approval by PSU on the Standard Operating Procedure Part II for pilot test implementation and launch of the pilot test phase.

June 2021

BoD approves 5 year pilot to test AP RFSS on consistency and effectiveness prior to regional and global roll-out.

Relevant Documents

AP RFSS SOP_PART II_Pilot test implementation_FINAL_23052022.pdf
PDF, Size: 520.48KB
FSC-STD-RAP-01-2021_final_clean_2022-02-15.pdf
PDF, Size: 777.96KB
FSC-STD-RAP-IDN-01-2022_Indo Pilot Test_2022-05-23_final_for publ (1).pdf
PDF, Size: 1.01MB
Comparison AP RFSS ID to NFSS_for CBs_FINAL_27062022.xlsx
XLSX, Size: 106.67KB
FSC GD_Declaration of Consent_2022-06-27.pdf
PDF, Size: 648.44KB