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Organisation Stichting voor Bosbeheer en Bostoezicht / Foundation for Forest Management and Production Control (SBB)
Country Suriname
Last update : 07/06/2019
Address Ds Martin Luther Kingweg perc. no. 283 , Paramaribo  
Website www.sbbsur.com / www.gonini.org 
Email sbbsur@sr.net
Telephone +597 483131
Fax +597 483051
Mandate Surveillance and Quality control (inspection)
Scope 3. National
Type (Semi)-Governmental
Summary The SBB was established on 22 August 1998 by the Minister of Natural Resources, who was then responsible for the management of the Surinamese forest. Since 2005 the SBB has been a working arm of the Ministry of Spatial Planning, Land and Forest management
Description  SBB HEAD OFFICE
The Foundation for Forest Management and Production Control (SBB) was established on 22 August 1998 by the Minister of Natural Resources, who was then responsible for the management of the Surinamese forest. Since 2005, the SBB has been a working arm for the Ministry of Spatial Planning, Soil and Forest Management.
The board of the SBB is composed as follows:

Mvr. Meredith Woei, Chairman
Mr. Hesdy Esajas, Vice-President
Mr. Delano de Vries, Treasurer
Mvr. Zaria Ellis - Eenig, Secretary
Mr. Lucien Tholen
Mvr. Maureen Playfair
Mr. Ritesh Ganpat
The SBB holds office at the Ds. Martin Luther Kingweg pc. no. 283 in Paramaribo. To optimize its activities, the SBB has field posts at Nieuw Nickerie, Apura, Stichting Experimentele Landbouw (S.E.L.), Afobaka, Brownsweg and Moengo. There are also road checkpoints at Stolkertsijver, on the Libanon road (Wanica) and in Paranam. The first Managing Director of the SBB was Mr Ir. Iwan E.A. Krolis.

THE SBB KNOWS 5 DIRECTORATES:
• Forest management
This directorate is responsible for checking the forest layout and carrying out field, road, sawmill and mobile control activities. The inspections of timber and wood products are also carried out by employees of this directorate;

• Research and development
The Directorate for Research and Development has as main task to carry out research and to keep up with developments concerning the forestry sector and related sectors;

• Facility services
This includes the departments: Information Technology, Data Processing and Facility Management and Logistics.

• Forestry Economic Services
This Directorate is responsible for the economic analyzes of the forestry sector;

• Financial and Personnel Affairs
This Directorate is responsible for the Accounting, the Debtors Administration, the collection of forest levies and the personnel policy

In addition there is:
The sub-directorate for legal affairs
This sub-directorate is charged with making an inventory and making recommendations with regard to the improvement of the existing (forestry / environment) legislation.

These directorates must promote sustainable forest management and supervise compliance with the Forest Management Act. The SBB consists of a motivated team of more than 100 employees, most of whom work at the Forest Management Directorate and hold the position of Forester.
1.1 Socio- economic Sector (OECD) 312 Forestry
2.3 Commodity group Forest Products
2.5a Agro-Ecology: Thermal zone 1: Tropical
2.5b Agro-ecology: Altitude zone Highlands
Lowlands
3.1 Natural Resource Mgmt. 1. Natural forest Mgmt
7.1 Suriname-Districts Brokopondo
Commewijne
Coronie
Marowijne
Nickerie
Para
Paramaribo
Saramacca
Sipaliwini
Wanica
Relation Organisation Country
Member of Network organisation details Food & Nutrition Security-Suriname netwerk Suriname
Person Function(s) Country
person details Ms. Sarah Crabbe (FNS-Suriname, SBB) Manager Suriname
person details R Jagessar (FNS-Suriname, SBB) Manager Suriname
person details Mr. R Matai (FNS-Suriname, SBB) Head of Department Suriname
person details Mr. Rene Somopawiro (FNS-Suriname, SBB) Head of Department Suriname
person details Rakesh Jagernath (FNS-Suriname, SBB) Programme Officer Suriname
person details Mr. Joey Zalman (FNS-Suriname, SBB) Network member Suriname
Role Type gdfg Title Available
Author Organisation Final Technical Report (FTR) output details Forest Reference Emission Level for Suriname's REDD+ Programme 2,351kb
Author Organisation Institutional Report Series output details Forestry Statistics 2017 sbbsur.com/wp-content/..
Author Organisation Institutional Report Series output details BOSBOUWSTATISTIEKEN productie, export en import van hout en houtproducten in 2017 sbbsur.com/wp-content/..
Author Organisation Institutional Report Series output details Surinaamse Bosbouwsector 2016 sbbsur.com/wp-content/..
Author Organisation Journal (article) output details Kleine Houtwaren 2015 sbbsur.com/wp-content/..
Publisher Manual or guideline output details Harvesting Cost Model 116kb
Author Organisation Manual or guideline output details Handleiding Opzetten Bedrijfsplan 52kb
Publisher Manual or guideline output details Indicatieve Kosten by Export 77kb
Author Organisation Project report output details Wood Energy in Suriname sbbsur.com/wp-content/..
Publisher Project report output details National Plan for Forest Cover Monitoring sbbsur.com/wp-content/..
Author Organisation Project report output details Hout Energie in Suriname sbbsur.com/wp-content/..
Publisher Web resource, Knowledge resource output details Timber species Suriname sbbsur.com/wp-content/..
Publisher Web resource, Knowledge resource output details Geoportaal Gonini www.gonini.org