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Friday, 30 November 2018
FSC Australia meets with Chinese State and Provincial Forestry Delegation

FSC Australia meets Chinese forestry delegation

FSC Asia Pacific offices working as a region


FSC Australia was asked to host a Chinese State and Provincial forestry delegation (see list below) to learn more about FSC, how standards are developed and what are the drivers for certification.

Adam Beaumont, APAC Regional Director provided an introduction to FSCI (globally), followed by FSC Australia, CEO, Sara Gipton who provided insights into the development of the local standard, the growing demand for FSC certified material by large retailers and other market information.

Questions focused on the benefits of certification, barriers and access to markets.


Russ Hughes, ABP, PhilWhiteman hVP, and Dave Bennett, PF Olsen the provided overview of theircompanies’ operations including drivers for certification, the benefits andalso insights into the challenges.


Chinese Delegates:
1. Mr. Ao, Anqiang - Deputy Director, Project Management Center for Conversion of Cropland to State Forestry Administration,P.R. China
2. Mr. Peng, Jiping - Director, Biomass Energy Division Department of Afforestation and Greening, National Forestry and Grassland Administration, P.R. China Office of the National Greening Commission
3. Mr. Gao, Lipeng - Deputy Director, General Office, Project Management Center for Conversion of Cropland to State Forestry Administration,P.R. China
4. Ms. Zeng, Zhu - Deputy Division Chief, Department of World Bank Loan Project Management Center of State Forestry Administration,P.R. China
5. Mr. Zhang, Pengjun - Principal Staff Member, Bureau of Three-North Shelterbelt Programmed of State Forestry Administration,P.R. China
6. Mr. Zhou, Zhifeng - Deputy Division Chief, Academy of Forestry Inventory and Planning, State Forestry Administration,P.R. China
7. Ms. Tu, Qiong - Senior Engineer, Academy of Forestry Inventory and Planning, State Forestry Administration,P.R. China
8. Mr. Zou, Quancheng - Senior Engineer, Academy of Forestry Inventory and Planning, State Forestry Administration,P.R. China
9. Mr. Yang, Hongguo - Deputy Division Director, Division of Science and Technology of Chinese Academy of Forestry, P.R. China
10. Mr. Sun, Qiwu - Associate Professor, Research Institute of Forestry of Chinese Academy of Forestry, P.R. China
11. Mr. Zhou, Xuewu - Vice Director, South Central China Forestry Research Planning and Design Institute of State Forestry Administration,P.R. China
12. Mr. Xie, Guolai - Deputy Division Chief, Production Technology Management Division of South Central China Forestry Research Planning and Design Institute of State Forestry Administration,P.R. China
13. Mr. Wang, Yigui - Director, Forest Resources Monitoring Centre of Northwest China Forestry Research Planning and Design Institute of State Forestry Administration,P.R. China
14. Mr. Zhang, Guangyuan - Vice Director, China Forest Exploration & Design Institute in Kunming of State Forestry Administration,P.R. China
15. Mr. Chen, Guofu - Deputy Division Chief, East China Forestry Research Planning and Design Institute of State Forestry Administration,P.R. China
16. Mr. Guo, Zhenyuan - Deputy Division Chief, Forest Monitoring and Assessment Division II of East China Forestry Research Planning and Design Institute of State Forestry Administration,P.R. China
17. Mr. Wang, Hua - Section Chief, Production and Technique Section of Institute of Investigation and Planning of Guizhou Province
18. Mr. Kou, Mingyi - Director, Grain for Green Project Construction Office of Gansu Forestry Department


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