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Analysis of Voluntary Forest Certification Potential within Forestry Sector of Georgia

Publication date: 2014

The study aims to demonstrate the potential of implementation of voluntary forest certification under FSC scheme in Georgia and provide concrete recommendations to help achieve progress in this field.The specific objectives are to obtain:

  • A clear understanding of: a) current policy and institutional environment in terms of supporting voluntary forest certification in Georgia, and b) current market opportunities for certified Georgian wood and non-wood forest products;
  • Knowledge of: a) necessary legislative changes, in order to better reflect the key FSC principles (including forests with High Conservation Value) in Georgian legislation and policy and b) other specific steps towards promoting FSC-based voluntary forest certification in Georgia.

Theme of the document

EconomyEnvironment

Countries

Georgia
Source
EU project
Type of Document
Reports
Number of pages
38