UNFF Major Groups Initiative meeting will be organised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 18-22 March 2013.
The meeting will focus on two case studies on Forests and Economic Development that have been prepared for the event. About 70 people, 10 from each Major Group, are invited plus representatives of UNFF, IUFRO and ITTO. IUFRO will host a side-event at UNFF to report on the Initiative.
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.