Main information about IFFA
The IFFA Brochure, opdated in 2014, present basic information about the organisation and members.
Objectives and basics
The International Family Forestry Alliance, IFFA, is the voice of family forestry worldwide. The IFFA’s objective is to promote the development of family forestry and advocate supportive policies. IFFA will provide recommendations to international forest policy processes and provide a forum for exchange of experience, ideas and information.
The organisation was formally launched the 1st July 2002 (Pressrelease). The organisation was founded as an informal network between national forest owners’ organisations. In order to be recognised by the intergovernmental organisations IFFA is now incorporated in 2006 with its address I Washington DC, USA. The organisation will, however, still work as an informal, flexible network between national forest owners organisations.
National forest owners organisations who support the mission statement of IFFA can be members of the organisation. Regional organisations and other supporting organisations can be extraordinary members. The basic documents of the organisation is the bylaws, the document of incorporation and the missions statement.
Board and annual meeting
IFFA is managed by a board of five members elected at the annual meeting. The board may appoint other officers to take care of special tasks.
Basic documents of IFFA:
- New IFFA logos with URL (horizontal and vertical version - different formats)
- New IFFA logos (horizontal and vertical version - different formats)
- Official IFFA logos (old version)
- IFFA Poster 1 (pdf, press, 6,3 Mb)
- IFFA Poster 2 (pdf, press, 6,3 Mb)
- IFFA Poster 1 (pdf, print, 2 Mb)
- IFFA Poster 2 (pdf, print, 2 Mb)
- IFFA Presentation (ppt, 430 kb)
- IFFA UNFF7 Presentation (ppt, 473 kb)
- IFFA Action Plan for 2010-2012 (doc)
|The Roadmap for boosting small-scale and family producers aims at highlighting the importance of strengthening forest producer organisations. The Roadmap was launched together with the publication “Making change happen”.|
The publication “Making change happen” describes what governments can do to strengthen forest producer organisations.The initial paper waspresented and discussed during the International Conference on Forest Producer Organizations held in Guilin, China, in November 2013.
Booklet about investing in locally controlled forestry. Published by IIED in association with The Three Rights Holders Group (G3) where IFFA is one of the three right holders.
Guide to investing in locally controlled forestry. Published by IIED and written by Dominic Elson, based on a series of 11 international dialogues where IFFA representatives have participated actively in the preparation.