IFFA, International Family Forestry Alliance, wish all our members, friends and followers a very Happy New year 2016.
Published by: Ivar Legallais-Korsbakken
We are looking forward to positive collaboration, the strengthening of organisations and the further development of sustainable forest management in family forestry, community forestry and indigenous peoples’ forestry.
Best wishes for the year to come!
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.