Latvia

National Committee:

Ritvars Timermanis, Senior officer, Dept. of Forest Policy Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Latvia
Skaidrite Albertina, Project Manager, Association of Private Forest Owners

Activities

Plan of activities 2004-2205

Objective: : Increasing Knowledge and Skills of Forest Management Stakeholders

Country: Latvia

Who: FOA with support of IUCN-CE

What:

    Setting up sub-regional cooperation platform to facilitate exchange of information and experience with regard to capacity building and empowering forest owners

When

2004/2005

Objective:Increasing Knowledge and Skills of Forest Management Stakeholders

Country: Latvia

Who: Ministry of Agriculture

What:

    Organisation of seminars for PFO about the establishment of new FO associations

When

2004/2005

Objective:Enabling the Institutional Framework to meet the needs of Forest Owners

Country: Latvia

Who: Forest Owners Association of Latvia

What:

    Creating computer-based Data base Including:
    • forest owners register;
    • certified forests register;
    • timber trade flow from private forests

When

May 2005, central office in Salspils

Objective: Raising Awareness by Accessing and Sharing Information

Country: Latvia

Who: Forest Owners Association of Latvia

What:

    Common forest management plan.
    Activities:
    • elaborate computer programs;
    • making network of the information exchange;
    • training experts keeping/distributing in formation

When

2005

Objective: Raising Awareness by Accessing and Sharing Information

Country: Latvia

Who: Forest Owners Association of Latvia

What:

    Printing brochures an/or leaflets: specific plan, central office in Salaspils.
    Contents:
    • forest and C-o-C certification;
    • cooperation among forest owners;
    • quality management systems;
    • biodiversity aspects.

When

2004-2005

last updated:  Tuesday, November 9, 2004