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Normative Documents

Standard Operating Procedure for pilot testing of FSC-STD-RAP-01-2020 V-1, FSC Regional Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders, PART II – Pilot Test Implementation

Purpose

The SOP Part II for Pilot Implementation describes the rules and requirements for successful pilot participation by all parties in its chronological order. Related to the SOP are the respective forest stewardship standards, including the regional standard and the nationally adapted standards for India, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam as it follows:

  1. FSC-STD-RAP-01-2021 V-1, The FSC Regional Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders,
  2. FSC-STD-RAP-IND-01-2022 Plantations, The FSC Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders in India,
  3. FSC-STD-RAP-IDN-01-2022 Plantations, The FSC Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders in Indonesia,
  4. FSC-STD-RAP-VNM-01-2022 Plantations, The FSC Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders in Vietnam
Process Objectives

The objectives of the pilot test are, to give evidence on:

  1. The consistency of the nationally adapted APAC RFSS with the FSC Principles and Criteria.
  2. The improved accessibility to FSC certification by its target user group, small management units below 20 hectares.
Project Lead and Partners

Laura Paulus; communityfamilyforests@fsc.org

FSC India, FSC Indonesia, FSC Thailand and FSC Vietnam

AP RFSS SOP_PART II_Pilot test implementation
PDF, Size: 570.64KB
FSC-STD-RAP-01-2021
PDF, Size: 777.96KB
FSC-STD-RAP-IDN-01-2022_Indo Pilot Test
PDF, Size: 1.01MB
FSC-STD-RAP-IND-V1.0-2022 Plantations EN_ The FSC Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders in India
PDF, Size: 1.09MB
FSC IC_Declaration of consent updated_07122022.pdf
PDF, Size: 694.34KB
Comparison AP RFSS India to NFSS_for CBs
XLSX, Size: 138.12KB
Comparison AP RFSS Indonesia to NFSS_for CBs
XLSX, Size: 106.39KB
FSC-STD-RAP-VNM-01-2022 Plantations EN The FSC Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders in Vietnam
PDF, Size: 947.67KB
Comparison AP RFSS Vietnam to NFSS_for CBs_FINAL
XLSX, Size: 128.97KB
FSC-STD-RAP-THA-01-2024_Plantations_EN_Smallholders_The-FSC-Forest-Stewardship-Standard-for-Smallholders-in-Thailand.pdf
PDF, Size: 1.19MB
Comparison AP RFSS Thailand to NFSS for CBs.xlsx
XLSX, Size: 126.50KB
January 2024

Approval of FSC-STD-RAP-THA-01-2024 Plantations, The FSC Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders in Thailand by PSU.

7th pilot test audit takes place in Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam.

January - December 2023

6 pilot test audits take place in Indonesia and 6 pilot tests in Vietnam.

November 2023

Third stakeholder workshop on AP RFSS pilot in Haryana, India.

September 2023

Second stakeholder workshop on AP RFSS pilot in Kerala, India, and Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.

February 2023

Second stakeholder workshop on AP RFSS pilot in Palembang, Indonesia.

January 2023

First stakeholder workshop on  AP RFSS pilot in Hyderabad, India.

December 2022

First stakeholder workshop on  AP RFSS pilot in Vietnam.

The first two pilot test audits take place in Yogyakarta, and Central Java Province, Indonesia.

November 2022

Approval of FSC-STD-RAP-VNM-01-2022 Plantations, The FSC Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders in Vietnam by PSU.

July 2022

Approval of FSC-STD-RAP-IND-01-2022 Plantations, The FSC Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders in India by PSU.

June 2022

First Stakeholder workshop on Asia Pacific Regional Forest Stewardship Standard (AP RFSS) pilot in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

May 2022

Approval of FSC-STD-RAP-IDN-01-2022 Plantations, The FSC Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders in Indonesia by the Performance and Standards Unit (PSU).

April 2022

Approval and publication of the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Part I and II for pilot testing.

November 2021

Approval of the AP RFSS by the FSC Board of Directors (BoD).

June 2021

Approval of the 5 years nationwide pilot test by the FSC Board of Directors (BoD).

December 2020

FSC’s Policy and Standards Committee (PSC) conditionally approves the AP RFSS for smallholders with 12 conditions and 3 observations.

March 2020

FSC publishes a factsheet on the AP RFSS development.

2018 - 2020

Technical Advisory Group (TAG) develops the Asia Pacific Regional Forest Stewardship Standard for smallholders. The process included stakeholder consultation and field testing.