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Tuesday, 10. July 2012
Latest issue of the Smallholders Update

Patneshwari Cooperative, India (© Photo courtesy of Anushree Shukla)The Smallholders Update is a quarterly newsletter for small and community producers in the FSC system. read more …


Monday, 18. June 2012
Entrepreneurial Capacity Development for Smallholders: the Community-based Forest Enterprise Development (CBED) Programme of the FAO

Cooperativa Kiwatingni, Comunidad Indigena Layasiksa (© Photo courtesy of Simon Staun)The CBED Programme focuses on providing tools and support to smallholders and rural communities to improve livelihoods and forest conditions. Enhancing the entrepreneurial … read more …


Wednesday, 13. June 2012
Advice Note on Labeling Products from Small and Community Producers Approved

FSC Certified FMU – Smallholders (© © FSC A.C.)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 … read more …


Friday, 01. June 2012
FSC Denmark visiting Tanzania

Abdallah and his daughter – FSC Denmark visting Tanzania (© Photographer: Morten Bo Johansson)Mette Vestegaard, the winner of FSC Denmark's annual design competition, recently began her trip to Tanzania. She will visit several FSC projects in the Kilwa area of the … read more …


Thursday, 10. May 2012
Company engagement with smallholders

FSC Forum (© © FSC A.C.)Session at FSC Forum in Vancouver presents success stories on group certification and company engagement read more …


Monday, 23. April 2012
Smallholder training in the Amazon

Members of COOPERFLORESTA at the workshopValue chain analysis and solidarity economy workshops in Acre, Brazil read more …