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ACCREDITATION OF FOREST NURSERIES
Ecosystems Research and Development Services, Region 2
By: RTD Lilia de Leon Abel
 
 
  PROCEDURES:

1.

The Application for the accreditation for forest nursery under Section 11 of the DAO No. 2010-11 together with the requirements shall be submitted to the CENRO/PENRO for initial evaluation and field validation using the provided forms: 

  • Application for accreditation (Annex G) form for forest nursery to be inspected by the CENRO/PENRO representative and to be validated/certified by the Regional Forest Tree Seed Committee (RFTSC).
  • Inventory form of existing planting materials (Annex H) at accreditation time (Sexually Propagated Seeds) to be signed by the PENRO/CENRO representative after inspection.
  • Inventory form of existing planting materials (Annex I) at Accredited time (Asexually Propagated Cutting or Cloned)
2.
The CENRO/PENRO shall recommend the accreditation of the Forest Nursery to the Regional Executive Director (RED) thru the RFTSC for Approval for New and Renewal of Accreditation.
3.
The Accreditation certificate shall be approved by the RED as recommended by the RTD fo Research/RTD for Forestry.
4. 
Copy of the accreditation shall be furnished to the National Forest Seed Committee.
   
  REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS (MUST REQUIREMENT): 
 
  1. Name of Nursery;
  2. Name of owner and proof of land ownership/tenure;
  3. Address;
  4. Area, location and capacity of forest nursery;
  5. Membership in association
  6. Sources of seeds, wildlings and cuttings;
  7. List of available facilities such as water system, potting and hardening sheds, among others;
  8. Accessibility and disposal of planting materials produced;
  9. Capability of nursery operator (training attended, employment of nursery consultant, or three (3) years experience on nursery operation);
  10. Photograph of the nursery;
  11. Business permit/Mayor’s Permit
  12. Certificate of Registration from DTI
  13. Authenticated Tax Clearance
  PROCESS FLOW FOR ACCREDITATION UNDER SECTION 11, DAO NO. 2010-11
  
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