NETWORK FOR CERTIFICATION & CONSERVATION OF FORESTS
Network For Certification & Conservation Of Forests
Network for Certification & Conservation of Forests is a not for profit organization established under the Societies Registration Act 1860 to promote credible forest certification in India.
It is an institutional mechanism to ensure collaborative & streamlined efforts to develop national standard for Forest Certification in India.
To develop Standards for Forest & forest certification that is compatible and conforming to the national statues & legal framework.
To support & develop the standard- setting process by establishing the standard development groups in formulating standards related to the Timber, Non Timber Forest Produce (NTFP) and Medicinal Plants certification.
To promote management system certification of Forest & Forest Produce, inspection, validation & verification in accordance with the applicable certification standards.
To act as the National Governing Body having the overall responsibility for the Network for Certification & Conservation of Forests (NCCF) in the country.
To provide a platform for bringing together bodies/ government/ non- government organizations/persons/institutions/stakeholders for promoting forest & forest produce certification schemes for long term security of forest resources.
To process & Develop the appropriate monitoring and assessment activities to assess the condition of the forest, management activities & their social & environmental impacts.Read More
Create awareness and communication on forest certification
Conduct consultative meetings with stakeholders
Coordinate capacity building programmesRead More