TRANSFER INDICATORS

DOCUMENT IN CONSULTATION

Third draft FSC® Colombia Forest Management Standard

Third draft FSC® Colombi Forest Management Standard This standard is the result of the transfer of the Standards for Voluntary Forest Certification of Forest Plantations in Colombia (2003) to the new FSC® V5 Principles and Criteria, including the respective analysis for Plantations, Natural Forest and Guadua in a single Standard.a

DOCUMENT STRUCTURE

Colombia's FSC® National Forest Management Standard document is composed of a preface where a brief description of FSC® and the GDE standards development group is made; the preamble describing the purpose, scope and background of the development of the standard; then the version, context, references and notes on the interpretation of the indicators; next the National Principles, Criteria and Indicators and finally the annexes from A to M and the glossary of terms.

CONSULTATION PERIOD

12 December 2019 on 12 January 2020.

Form to consolidate the comments of the consultation process 1-Colombia

This document offers a format for making official or formal comments and observations that different stakeholders want to make regarding the National FSC® Forest Management Standard in Colombia.

HOW TO RESPOND

If you have specific comments or observations on any point of the standard in Consultation, you can download the form to consolidate the comments of the Consultation process 2-Colombia, fill it out and send it to the email trasnferenciaconsulta2@lafundacion.co

CONSULTATION PERIOD

From December 12, 2019 to January 12, 2020.

PURPOSE OF THE CONSULTATION

Review Colombia's new National Forest Management Standard FSC ® to demonstrate that it effectively continues to guarantee that forest operations under this FSC ® seal have, recognize and promote the environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial and economically viable management of their forests.

Guarantee that all those interested in the application of this standard have the opportunity to comment formally on the development of the transfer and the content of the standard.

That all individuals and / or organizations that reflect the wide variety of interest groups affected by the standard under development, validate the incorporation into the standard of the new FSC® V5 Principles and Criteria.

TARGET GROUPS

The following FSC® stakeholders are recommended to participate in the consultation:


ECONOMIC STAKEHOLDERS

  • Medium and large forest owners or managers

  • Small forest owners or managers

  • Owners or managers of operations where there is low intensity of wood cutting

  • Forest contractors

  • Wood producer associations

SOCIAL INTEREST GROUP

  • Forest Operators

  • Indigenous groups

  • Local communities

  • Recreational forests

  • Consumers

ENVIRONMENTAL INTEREST GROUP

  • Biodiversity

  • Water

  • Floors

  • Ecosystems and Landscapes