Today Ravil Kuzyurov, Minister of Forestry of the Republic of Tatarstan, met with Aleksei Savulidi, Director of Certification Programs of “Forest Certification” OOO. The meeting was attended by Deputy Ministers Emir Bedertdinov, Rais Gumerov, Administrative Officer Ilgizar Zaripov, Director for Quality of “Forest Certification” OOO, Evgeny Vikulov.
The meeting discussed issues of compliance of activities of the Ministry and its subordinate institutions with the FSC standard.
For reference. “Forest Certification” OOO is an independent certification body aimed at provision of voluntary forest certification services according to FSC and PEFC standards. The main objectives of voluntary certification are to improve forest management based on international standards and to provide consumers with access to certified forest products.