Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

On a pilot demonstration basis, this initiative will seek to:
* Identify forest management units (FMU) or companies committed to the achievement of sustainable forest management.
* Integrate key aspects of Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) principles into Forest management through introducing and verifying chain of custody arrangements.
* Provide reporting mechanism of SFM and chain of custody arrangements in order to satisfy USA distributors of forest products
* Ensure that Indonesian producers can be assured of market access for sustainably managed and produced forest products.
* To foster responsible and sustainable development through the encouragement and stimulation of sustainable forest management using a market orientated mechanism.

Implementation methodologies

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


Government of United States of America - US Agency for International Development (USAID)

Major Groups:
Associate Indonesian Forest Concession Holders (APHI) (Indonesia)
Associate of Indonesian Plywood Producers (APKINDO) (Indonesia)
active in promoting sustainable forest management. ()

Other intergovernmental organizations:
Asia Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC) ()
Center for International Forest Research (CIFOR) ()

Tropical Forest Foundation (TFF) (United States of America)

Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Resources devoted to implementation
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
Date of completion: 2022-12-31
Operating in countries
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