Standard Development Group News


Friday, 08 January 2016
Release of V1.0 South African FSC Standard for public consultation

FSC FM Audit – Felicity Henman-Weir inspects operational plans in-field whilst conducting an FSC FM audit. (© Warren Nelson)© Warren NelsonThe first draft of the National FSC Standard has been released for public consultation (see standard here).  This is the first phase of a 6-month consultation period (see timetable here). The consultation period for Version 1.0 is 04 January to 29 February 2016read more …


Monday, 04 January 2016
Update on the transfer of the South African National FSC Standard

In 2013 the FSC released the revised Principles and Criteria, followed in 2014 by a set of International Generic Indicators (IGIs).  read more …


Monday, 04 January 2016
Update on the Transfer of the Tanzania National Forest Stewardship Standard

Tanzania SDGTanzania began developing a new standard based on the New Principles and Criteria after the Standard Development Group (SDG) was constituted in a meeting held on 17th February.  read more …


Monday, 04 January 2016
A draft 0 of the National Forest Stewardship Standard to be launched before the end of 2015

Cameroon SDGThe Cameroonian Standard Development Group (see image) has held four technical working sessions this year to work on transfer of International generic Indicators to National Standard for Cameroonian Standards. read more …


Monday, 04 January 2016
Republic of Congo (Brazzaville): Draft 0 almost ready to be sent out for public consultation and field-testing early in 2016

Republic of Congo SDGThe Congolese Standard Development Group met five times in 2015 and is now reviewing Draft 0 of the new National Standards, which will be sent out for public consultation in the coming weeks. read more …


Monday, 04 January 2016
Examination of IGIs completed

Gabon SDGIn Gabon, the Standard Development Group (see image) has completed the examination of the International Generic Indicators after four working sessions, and is currently working on the first draft.  read more …



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