Celebrating success: Stories of FSC certification

FSC International Center has published a book Celebrating success: Stories of FSC certification with stories of FSC certification around the globe. The book includes the stories of diversity of ways in which FSC certification can bring social benefits with cases from Latin America, Asia, Europe and Africa; hugely diverse in geographical location and type of forest, product, ownership, processing and management objectives. However, all the stories point to one conclusion: certification brings clear, concrete and real benefits. The book has included a story from Nepal with a title Certification brings the market to the mountains that highlights FSC certification of community forests improving  access to international markets for non-timber forest products and leading to better forest management. The book can be downloaded at FSC webpage. For the story from Nepal that is included in the book, click here.