Resources

Browse and download our latest resources related to certification. Simply scroll down the list to browse the available files or click on the links below to jump directly to your category of interest.

News releases
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23 October 2008

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5 November 2007

Yokohama, Japan

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25 May 2006

Mexico City, Mexico

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31 January 2006

Yokohama, Japan

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25 April 2005

Yokohama, Japan

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13 December 2004

Yokohama, Japan

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20 July 2004

Interlaken, Switzerland

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17 May 2003

Panama City, Panama

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9 November 2002

Yokohama, Japan

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18 May 2002

Denpasar, Indonesia

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16 May 2002

Denpasar, Indonesia

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9 May 2002

Denpasar, Indonesia

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28 February 2002

Yokohama, Japan

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3 September 2001

Yokohama, Japan

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2 June 2001

Yaoundé, Cameroon

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28 May 2001

Yaoundé, Cameroon

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18 May 2001

Yokohama, Japan

Reports
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May 2008

This report describes developments in forest certification worldwide, with a focus on the tropics, including a review of progress towards increasing the comparability and acceptance of forest certification systems. Additional documentation: Unedited Annexes (see next item)

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May 2008

These unedited annexes contain country case studies of certication initiatives in country list.

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July 2007

This report gives an overview of trends in the US tropical timber market.

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7 May 2007

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2006

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the forest management situation in all 33 of ITTO's producer member countries. Using information submitted by the countries themselves and supplemented by data from a wide range of other sources, it addresses the policy and institutional settings in each country, the approaches taken to the allocation and management of resources, and the status of management of those resources.

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November 2005

This report gives an overview of trends in France's tropical timber market, recommending, among other things, that tropical timber producers grow the market for lesser known species by processing them locally to international standards.

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October 2002

This report identifies the key challenges that tropical producers must meet if they are to increase the area of certified forest and the volume of certified timber they put on the market.

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July 2000

The purpose of this study is to assist ITTO producer countries in developing systems for the auditing of sustainable forest management.

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May 1996

This report was commissioned by the International Tropical Timber Council in 1995 as part of the Council's ongoing analysis of the certification issue.

TFU Articles
Forest certification in Indonesia

2007 No 3

Training in SFM

2007 No 3

Meetings

2007 No 2

Courses and letters

2007 No 1

Meetings

2007 No 1

Papua New Guinea – the other side of the story

2006 No 4

Tracking the wood

2006 No 4

Meetings

2006 No 3

Forest certified in Congo

2006 No 2

Brazil gets new forest law

2005 No 4

Courses

2005 No 4

Meetings

2005 No 4

On the conference circuit

2005 No 2

Private concession certified in Malaysia

2005 No 1

Courses

2005 No 1

Meetings

2005 No 1

Out on a limb

2004 No 4

Learning from success

2004 No 3

Timber and the circle of life

2004 No 3

On the conference circuit

2004 No 3

Tropical and topical

2004 No 2

Teak as social engineer

2004 No 1

Tropical and topical

2004 No 1

Noticeboard

2004 No 1

Repairing the road to SFM

2003 No 4

Training local auditors

2003 No 4

Certifying Africa

2003 No 3

The road to sustainability

2003 No 1

Forest certification: pending challenges for tropical timber

2002 No 3

Selling wood, not forests

2002 No 3

PEFC

2002 No 3

The challenge of growing certification

2002 No 3

The Forest Stewardship Council's expansion plan

2002 No 3

Can national schemes meet international requirements?

2002 No 3

Forest certification and biodiversity

2002 No 3

ITTO's role in certification

2002 No 3

Training the assessors

2001 No 4

Responsible importing of tropical timber

2001 No 4