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Expanding FSC Certification at Landscape-level through Incorporating Additional Eco-system Services.

Project Summary

FSC certification incorporates expanded and enhanced global and national environmental standards which are applied to emerging markets for biodiversity conservation and ecosystems services as an initial step for upgrading successful models in order to improve ecosystem functions

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
lead: Forest Stewardship Council (FSC International Center, Germany); CIFOR, RECOFTC, LEI, Pustanling-MOF ,WARSI, Tropical Forest Trust – in Indonesia; ANSAB – in Nepal; FSC National Initiative – in Chile; MARD – in Vietnam.
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
125,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,880,000 USD
Co-financing Total
3,893,900 USD
GEF Agency Fees
288,000 USD
Total Cost 6,898,900.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
07 Apr 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
19 Feb 2010
Concept Approved
31 Mar 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
08 Aug 2011
Project closed