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.
Peter deMarsh air Flight victim
On Sunday the 9 of Marsh 2019 died in the crash of an air flight between Addis Abeba and Nairobi on his way to an IFFA conference on Family Forestry and Climate Change.
Peter deMarsh was President of the International Family Forest Alliance IFFA, since 2011.
IFFA pushes for sustainability
IFFA’s work shows how family forest owners and smallholders play an essential role in collaboration with other major groups to push for sustainability in international forest politics.
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.