IFFA position on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP 12)

The International Family Forestry Alliance, representing more than 25 million forest owners all over the world, will strongly advice governmental and intergovernmental policy makers to utilise the possibilities sustainable forestry and sustainable forest products can offer in the combat against climate change.

  • Published: 08.11.2006
  • Published by: Heidi Eriksen
  • Sustainable forestry securing raw material for bio energy and renewable forest products will reduce climate gas emissions by incorporating emissions in the forestry carbon cycle and replacing non-renewable energy and raw material sources. The larger we grow the carbon cycle the better for the climate.

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    Committed to international communication

    Published: 18.05.2018

    IFFA is committed to the development and implementation of international communication strategies.

    This was the main message when IFFA chair Peter deMarsh addressed the United Nations Forum on forests. The 13th session of the forum was held in New York 7 to 11 May 2018.

    Design mechanism to support sustainable wood

    Published: 08.05.2018

    - Identify and design mechanisms that recognise the multiple benefit that sustainable forest management and sustainable wood hade in communities, improving livelihood and cost-effective carbon sequestration and climate change mitigation.

    Halt deforestation and increase forest area

    Published: 22.03.2018

    Strengthening small-scale forest producers and their organisation may halt deforestation and increase forest area.

    The conference “Halt deforestation and increase forest area” was held in Rome 20-22 February 2018

    The conference was a joint initiative between FAO and the Collaborative Partnership of Forests.

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    A sustainable managed forest can have stable carbon stocks while at the same time providing energy, products and meet society’s needs.

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