Forest owners’ organisations and the economic cooperation among family and community foresters are of vital importance for sustainable forest management, IFFA and GACF writes in a position paper to UNFF 8.
Published by: Ivar Legallais-Korsbakken
These statements are parts of a joint discussion paper that the International Family Forestry Alliance, IFFA, together with the Global Alliance of Community Forestry, GACF, has submitted to the 8 session of the United Nations Forum on Forest.
UNFF 8 will be arranged from 20 April to 1 May 2009 in New York, USA. IFFA and GACF are part of the major groups that will take part in the multi stakeholder dialogue during the UNFF 8 session.
Committed to international communication
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
- 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
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.