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Intact Forest Landscape Indicators – International Generic Indicators (FSC-STD-60-004 V1-1 EN)


Title: Intact forest landscape (IFL) indicators – international generic indicators (IGIs)
Code: FSC-STD-60-004 V1-1
Type: Standard
Coordinator: Pasi Miettinen
Start Date: 3 May 2016
Purpose: Addressing Motion 65 in National Forest Stewardship Standards and Interim National Standards
Objective(s): The objective of the review is to collect the views of stakeholders on the suggested changes and IFL indicators that have been introduced to the IGIs developed for National Forest Stewardship Standards. In particular, the changes pertain to instructions for standard developers on Principle 9: high conservation values, and Annex H: Assessment of intact forest landscape core area, which contains information on conducting an assessment of IFLs at the national or eco-regional scale.
Working Group: Eleven technical experts comprise the intact forest landscapes indicators/high conservation values technical working group (HCV-TWG):
  • Cynthia Lu Chin, WWF, Malaysia
  • Alain Marius Ngoya-Kessy, Republic of the Congo
  • Brian Milakovsky, USA
  • Pablo I. Ramirez de Arellano, ARAUCO, Chile
  • Mikhail Karpachevskiy, Transparent World, Russia
  • Chris Wedeles, National Standard Development Group, consultant, Canada
  • Daniel Hall, Environmental Guide, USA
  • Rosanne Van Schie, Forest Conservation and Economic Development Advisor Wolf Lake First Nation, Canada
  • Kapupu Diwa, Alliance of Indigenous Peoples of the Congo Basin Forest, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Isabel Garcia Drigo, Lead Assessor Rainforest Alliance, Brazil
  • Dian Intarini, Center of International Forestry Research, Indonesia


Date Activity Link
3 May to 9 July 2016 The revised draft of the Guide and the IFL indicators are open for public consultation First consultation is now closed. We are currently assessing feedback.
18 March 2015 Terms of Reference HCV Technical Working Group Click here to read the terms of reference