FOREST CERTIFICATION - the activities of the relevant authorities and business entities to confirm the conformity of the quality of forest management, forest management and forest resources with the current forest legislation, state standards and other regulatory documents, criteria and indicators governing the reproduction, conservation and protection of forests, logging and other forest resources.

The purpose of forest certification is to achieve and maintain a level of forestry that ensures socially, environmentally and economically balanced and sustainable management of forest resources based on criteria for sustainable forest management and forest management.

In the process of forest certification the following main tasks are solved: