Progress on community certification (Motion 83)

Room: Cypress

Attend this side event to learn about the great steps taken by communities across Latin America to develop a community forestry standard, outline a technical support package, a potential financial mechanism and an innovative compliance verification system. The proposal will be discussed & further developed by the participants, and submitted to FSC to roll out internationally in 2018.


  1. Yadira Molina Cruz (FSC Honduras)
  2. Neil Aponte (Asociación Forestal Indígena Nacional – AFIN en Bolivia)
  3. Vanessa Linforth (Timberwolf Consultants Ltd)
  4. Juan Carlos Ocampo Zamora (Timberwolf Consultants Ltd)
  5. André Mildam (Forests of the World)
  6. Jens Holm Kanstrup (Forests of the World)
  7. Mateo Cariño (NEPCon)
  8. Juan Lira (Asociación Forestal Indígena Nacional Bolivia)
  9. Carlos Peralta (Cooperativa de Pequeños Productores en Honduras/COATLAHL)



  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

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Mon 9 Oct