The project will see the development and piloting of additional modules to the Philippines Forest Stock Monitoring System (FSMS) providing:
(a) Chain of Custody management (including “back to stump” traceability) with improved data processing capabilities for validation and reconciliation of datasets along the supply chain;
(b) Integrated Verification of Legal Origin (VLO) features related to the issuance and control of Certificate of Timber Origin (CTO) / Certification of Lumber Origin (CLO) used for royalty declarations;
(c) An extension module to allow field data entry facilitating “on site” law-enforcement activities and auto-declaration; and
(d) An online, flexible, multi-user interface.