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Summary Of Strategic Aims

The National Aboriginal Forestry Association (NAFA) has developed the OriginalWood Market Access System that will provide:


  • A streamlined and efficient mechanism for First Nations wood producers to access and achieve successful tenders
  • Support and education for First Nations communities specifying the optimized use of wood in building projects


  • Provide First Nations forest products producers with a credible and relevant set of tender opportunities, supported by education related to the procurement processes
  • Assist Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) procurement officers in identifying and fostering wood use according to relevant policies and mandates
  • Build awareness among First Nations communities of their ability to influence the use of First Nations forest products in building projects


  • Create the electronic data management system
  • Build subscription and uptake from First Nations forest products producers
  • Identify and support First Nations building projects in the increased use of First Nations forest products