Symposium Partners

This project is a collaborative effort of the following four organizations:

University Collaborators

Yale Program on Forest Certification, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
www.yale.edu/forestcertification
University of Tasmania, Australia
www.utas.edu.au
State University of New York at Buffalo
www.buffalo.edu


Collaborating NGO Practitioner

The Rainforest Alliance
www.rainforest-alliance.org

Major Contributors

We are grateful to the following major contributors that provided needed funding for this research project, symposium, and workshop. They include:

The Rainforest Alliance
www.rainforest-alliance.org
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ)
www.gtz.de/english
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
http://www.itto.or.jp/live/index.jsp
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
www.panda.org
Yale Program on Forest Certification
www.yale.edu/forestcertification
Yale Center for the Study of Globalization
Forest Trends
http://www.forest-trends.org/
South Cone Trading Company
http://www.southcone.com/
Yale University Council on Southeast Asia Studies (SEAS)
www.yale.edu/seas
The World Bank
http://www.worldbank.org/
United States Forest Service - International Programs
http://www.fs.fed.us/global/

In addition to the above major contributors:

The Yale Program on Forest Certification, a core program of the Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry directed by Professor Ben Cashore, would like to thank the Ford Foundation, Merck Family Fund, and the Rockefeller BrothersFund, whose generous core support has helped make this symposium and research project possible.

The Rainforest Alliance would like to acknowledge the generous support of Julius Korein, M.D. and The Korein Foundation, which helped make this symposium and research project possible.