IFFA Annual Meeting 2013 will be organised in Rovaniemi, Finland, Wednesday 11th December.
The Annual meeting will be organised in conjunction with Metsä 2013, a joint meeting of the UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry and the FAO European Forestry Commission. Metsä 2013 will start in the afternoon of Monday 9th December and last until Friday 13th December.
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.