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PEFC scheme in Malaysia

05.05.2009

The Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS) has become the first tropical timber certification scheme in the Asia Pacific region endorsed by PEFC.

- The PEFC endorsement of the Malaysian scheme is a significant achievement for sustainable forest management. While the certification movement has its origin in efforts to protect tropical forest, over 90 per cent of the world’s certification today takes place in the temperate forest of Europe and North America, explained Ben Gunneberg, PEFC Secretary General.

 

There is now PEFC scheme in the Asia Pacific region and in Africa, the PEFC Gabon scheme.

 

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