Criterion 3.2.1 stated that forest management practices on indigenous people’s land recognized within relevant federal, state and local laws shall not threaten or diminish, either directly or indirectly, their resources or tenure rights. This is to include the preventive and mitigation measures incorporated into Forest Management Plan including list and maps depicting protected sites.
Criterion 4.4.1 and 4.5.1 – the management planning and operations shall incorporate the results of evaluations of Social Impact Assessment (SIA) including, traditional knowledge, customary rights, property, resources, and their livelihoods.
Criterion 5.1.2, 5.2.1 and 5.3.1 – provisions and management prescriptions are maintained, restore, or enhance the productive capacity and ecological integrity of the FMU to ensure its economic viability such as enrichment planting, annual allowable cut (AAC), permanent sample plots (PSP) and data analyses. Moreover, to implement guidelines for reduced/low impact logging to minimise damage to residual stand and log extraction operations to minimise product wastage.
Criterion 6.1.1, 6.5.1 and 6.5.4 – Forest Management Plan (FMP) shall include EIA Terms and Conditions Approval prior to commencement of forest operations and EMR report.
Criterion 7.4 – Forest Management Plan (FMP) – include a summary of primary elements of the FMP that covers all those listed in Criterion 7.1 (a) to (j).
Criterion 8.5 – Monitoring and Assessment – the result of monitoring indicators, including those listed in Criterion 8.2 covering Indicators: a) Yield of all forest products harvested; b) Composition and observed changes in the flora and fauna; c) Environmental and social impacts of harvesting and other operations; d) Costs and productivity of forest management; and e) Growth rates, regeneration and condition of the forest in natural forest.
Indicator 9.3.2 – High Conservation Value (HCV) – the FMP with the HCV measures that include in public summary.