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The latest news and views from FSC, plus related forestry industry updates

Entrepreneurial Capacity Development for Smallholders: the Community-based Forest Enterprise Development (CBED) Programme of the FAO

18 June 2012 · The CBED Programme focuses on providing tools and support to smallholders and rural communities to improve livelihoods and forest conditions. Enhancing the entrepreneurial capacities of smallholders, …
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The Sustainable Timber Olympic Legacy

17 June 2012 · From the village where the athletes stay in to the cycle track on which they race and from the tickets in the spectators’ hands to the park benches upon which they rest, FSC® is more part of …
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FSC Rio+20 Update

Rio+20: Negotiations worryingly slow

17 June 2012 · Update from John Hontelez, FSC chief advocacy officer
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Don't miss the second issue of the FSC® Rio+20 update

14 June 2012 · The second issue of the FSC Rio+20 is available online
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FSC Congo Basin Regional Standard approval

14 June 2012 · The FSC Policy and Standards Committee (PSC) has delivered a positive approval decision for the “FSC-STD-CB-01-2012-EN Congo Basin Regional Standard”.
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FSC Rio+20 Update

FSC®: live from Rio+20!

13 June 2012 · Welcome to the first edition of the Forest Stewardship Council Rio+20 Update. This update will give you lots of information about our presence at Rio+20, as well as key insights into the discussions …
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Advice Note on Labeling Products from Small and Community Producers Approved

13 June 2012 · FSC announces approval of the Advice Note: Labeling Products from Small and Community Producers (FSC-ADV-50-003 V1-0). It is available in English and Spanish. The Advice Note indicates who is …
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FSC calls for urgent action at Rio+20

11 June 2012 · Only nine days remain to ensure that the heads of government who are meeting from 20-22 June adopt a Framework of Actions that will make a real difference.
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Controlled Wood Risk Assessment Underway in Poland

11 June 2012 · At the end of 2010 there were around 9 million hectares of forests in Poland: this is equivalent to 29.2% of the country’s total land area (based on the report 'The State Forests in …
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FSC Involvement in Rio+20

Vote before 16th June for Forest Certification and Sustainable Public Procurement

8 June 2012 · From the 16th to the 19th of June, civil society dialogues on sustainable development will take place in Rio de Janeiro, just ahead of the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development. FSC plays an …
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Keeping up with all the latest information about forest management and certification can be difficult. That’s why we collect it for you in our newsroom. The newsroom is where you’ll find news from FSC, as well as information about developments in the wider forestry industry. It’s also home to The Root of the Matter, the monthly blog from FSC Director General Kim Carstensen.