The Smallholders Update

Agroestativista Chico Mendes, Acre, Brazil (© © FSC A.C.)© © FSC A.C.The Smallholders Update is a quarterly publication in English and Spanish. It takes on themes in FSC certification that are important to smallholders; providing articles from certificate holders and practitioners that work with small forest owners. As well, projects, events, and new developments related to smallholder certification are published here.

Quarter 4 2014

- Sustainable forest management helps village in Japan to prosper 
- Increasing incomes in Indonesia
- Train the Trainers
- The Smallholder Fund
- The Smallholder Network Advisory Group developing the final Global Operational Plan
- Market access

Quarter 3 2014

- Small acts, big impacts
- Smallholders: Today is the day for Certification
- SLIMF standard under development in South Africa
- The Smallholder Network Advisory Group plans ahead in East Africa
- Small and Community Label Option (SCLO)
- Train the Trainers Program

Quarter 2 2014


- Helping Nepali smallholders benefit from FSC certification: an auditor’s point of view
- Practical use of the Small and Community Label Option: Experiences from Brazil
- The Smallholder Support Program hosts side event at the FSC General Assembly 2014
- Project Updates

Quarter 1 2014

- FSC Train the Trainers Program in Java, Indonesia
- The Smallholder Fund boosts South African smallholder project
- Launch of the Small and Community Label Option

Quarter 4 2013

- Smallholder Voices: Taan Forest
- The ForCES project
- The FSC Smallholder Network Advisory Group
- The FSC Train the Trainers Program
- The FSC Smallholder Fund

Quarter 3 2013

- Smallholder Voices: Coatlahl
- Smallholder Spotlight: Training session in the Solomon Islands
- Project Updates: FSC Modular Approach and the Smallholder Fund

Quarter 2 2013

- Smallholder Spotlight: Wild Living Resource Conservancy
- Modular Approach Program
- Smallholder Fund
- Small and Community Label Option

Quarter 1 2013

- Smallholder Fund
- Smallholder Spotlight: Himalayan Bio Trade Limited
- Smallholder voices: The Amazon Alternative
- Project Updates


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