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33,229 CoC certificates
1,507 FM/CoC certificates

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Smallholder News & Updates

Supplying the world with garden furniture, small forest owners in Vietnam could help end deforestation

11 September 2017 · Authored and first published by WWF International. In Central Vietnam hundreds of …
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Safeguarding the Environment

12 April 2017 · The state government of Tamil Nadu, Southern India, has established an enterprise to re-create waste in a circular economy. Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited (TNPL) manufactures paper from farm …
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The Little African Tree With a Big Impact on People’s Lives

9 January 2017 · Villagers of south-eastern Tanzania have been working hard to save a small scruffy tree from obliteration. In the process, they have found that they are saving themselves.
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Vietnam smallholders are doing it for themselves

14 December 2016 · Sand, erosion, wind and poverty are the unlikely makings of a success story. But a group of smallholders in the central Vietnam province of Quang Tri have turned adversity into an inspiration of how …
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East Java communities show the power of working together

25 October 2016 · Communities in the mountains and rainforests of the East Java regency of Probolinggo are forging ahead in Indonesia’s battle against deforestation and destruction of natural forests.
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FSC certifies school in Canada

FSC certification for school in Canada

4 October 2016 · Some called it a pipedream, but for Shawnigan Lake School, seeking FSC certification was the most natural thing in the world.
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A river of life flows through this forest community

29 August 2016 · The mighty Rio Coco River is the heart of the Chorotega people in the San José de Cusmapa area of northern Nicaragua. Their very survival is in tune with its life-giving beat.
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The sweet story of the first FSC-certified maple syrup producer

21 June 2016 · Gary Ivens has just stepped out of the sugar bush after a heavy sap season that he attributes to the warmer days and colder nights of this spring.
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Viktor Pankratov makes Russian smallholder history

9 May 2016 · April 5 2016 was a big day for Viktor Pankratov. This was when he received his FSC Forest Management and Chain of Custody certification, making history by becoming the very first Russian smallholder …
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