Analysis of Voluntary Forest Certification Potential within Forestry Sector of Georgia

Publication date: 2014
Description:

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:
Economy
Environment
Countries:
Georgia
Source:
EU project
Type of Document:
Reports
Number of pages:
38