The Vietnam Forest Certification Office (VFCO) in collaboration with the National Center for Agricultural Extension and Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Forest Protection Department and the Agricultural Extension Center of Phu Yen province to organize a policy forum on plantation development for sawn timbers and certification. Information on the event as follows:
· Introduce a National Forest Certification System (VFCS), steps to implement VFCS/PEFC forest management certification, challenges and solutions to promote forest certification in Phu Yen province, contributing to achieving Vietnam’s Forestry Development Strategy for the period of 2021-2030 and vision towards 2050. Create a linkage between managers, scientists, forest owners and wood processing entities to develop plantations for sawn timbers with certified forest management in Phu Yen province.
- Introduction of VFCS and key steps for implementing sustainable forest management
- Phu Yen’s Forestry: status, challenges, and solutions for plantation development for sawn timbers and forest certification
· Opportunities for creating supply chains between wood processing entities and forest owners to develop sawn timber plantations;
Timing: 2 days, 6-7 December 2022
Location: Hung Vuong Hotel, 239-241 Hung Vuong Street, Tuy Hoa City, Phu Yen province.
About 100 delegates from agencies and organizations in Phu Yen province, including Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Forest Protection Department, Provincial Center for Agricultural Extension; People’s Committees of some districts have large forest areas; Forest Protection Departments of districts; People’s Committees of some communes; research, transfer, and expert units; a number of associations, associations, operating in the field of forestry; forest owners are organizations and households; wood production and processing enterprises are interested in large timber plantations and forest certification; certification bodies and other relevant bodies.
Registration is required via email and phone. Contact for registration is Ms. Phung Hoang Khanh Linh. Phone number: 0886035799; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.