About the Forest Certification Training Programme

The general objective of the training programme, which is divided into two training periods, is to improve the possibilities of introducing Environmental Management Systems and Forest Certification in selected countries by giving key persons a thorough training of the principles, the criteria and the practicalities of certification.

About the Sponsors

Want to read more about Sida the Swedish International Development Agency, our partner financing the programme? Click on the logo below.

SIDA logotype. Link: SIDA

SSC Forestry

SSC has been active in the sustainable forestry, forest certification and natural resource management field for 10 years. The company is an experienced and effective partner in this field and has developed long term relationships with clients in a number of third world countries. The company is able to offer all of the requirements for successful certified forestry including forest certification auditing, training and consulting support to ensure that forestry is carried out in an environmental and socially appropriate way. SSC has extensive experience in forest management, chain of custody and group certification and has as its customer the worlds largest FSC certified group.

The company offers an integrated approach to forest management which is market driven and linked to the requirements of primary processing industries and to the market for specific products. SSC has particular expertise in analysing wood flows and wood utilisation based on timber properties with the aim of improving communication and integration between the forest, processing industry and the market. As part of this service SSC is able to make available its unique knowledge in the design of cost effective small and medium sized saw milling industries.

In the forest certification field SSC is able to offer certification services for FSC, PEFC and ISO 14000 systems. The company has trained more than 250 international students in the SIDA sponsored international training programme in forest certification. International consulting in forest certification, development of national standards and development of wood industries is currently the fastest growing part of the business.In the forest certification field SSC is able to offer certification services for FSC, PEFC and ISO 14000 systems. The company has trained more than 250 international students in the SIDA sponsored international training programme in forest certification. International consulting in forest certification, development of national standards and development of wood industries is currently the fastest growing part of the business.

SIDA logotype. Link: SSC-Forestry

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