MTLAS Third Party Verification Training 2

Myanmar Forest Certification Committee (MFCC) is implementing the third party certification process in order to cope with the international market requirements for timber trade especially for European Timber Market.

On 30th, October, 2018, MFCC conducted the “Training Workshop on Independent Third Party Verification based on Myanmar Timber Legality Assurance System” at Tawwin Hall, Myanma Timber Enterprise, Insein Township,Yangon.

This is the second training workshop that was conducted by MFCC. And especially targeted to the timber exporters. More than 60 participants were attended including Myanma Timber Enterprise (MTE).

Mr. Win Hlaing, CEO of MFCC-PEFC Project present about “Briefing MFCC Update Process and Forest Certification”. And Mr. Barber Cho, Secretary of MFCC present about the “Trial Shipment” to be implemented for the market access.

Ms. ThawdarNyein, Technical Officer of MFCC-PEFC Project presented the MTLAS Audit Form – Principle 5 & 6 which are concerned with the private sector as well as “CBs Findings during Field Testing”.

Ms. MohMoh Mg Zin, Technical Officer of MFCC- PEFC Project presented “Procedures for MTLAS Phase I Certification Process”. And also Ms. Win ThidaKhine, Range Officer of Forest Department presented the “MFCC Website”. We have found that all participants have a great interest on the training workshop and shared the market challenges. The training article can be downloaded here.

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