Forest certification in North America – Lessons learnt for Australian forest managers

Forest certification in North America – Lessons learnt for Australian forest managers

Over nine million hectares of Australia’s 164 million hectares of forest is certified to
either the Australian Forest Certification Scheme (AFCS) or the Forest Stewardship
Council (FCS) forest management certification scheme. The certification process in
Australia has found that there has been considerable opportunity for improvement in
stakeholder engagement and communication processes among forest managers.
International findings have been similar.