Producer organisations call governments

- Governments must provide financing, reduce legal barriers, recognise legal rights, improve land tenure, promote education and fairly implement laws in due consideration of local people.

  • Published: 09.12.2016
  • Published by: Ivar Legallais-Korsbakken
  • Tags: #Governments  # Asia Conference  # Producer organisations 
  • IFFA chair Peter deMarsh addressing the Asia forest producer organisation conference in Bangkok, Thailand (Photo: Jog Raj Giri)

    This were the key points in a message addressed to governments from the IFFA Asia forest producer organisations conference in Bangkok 7-9 December 2016.

    The messages were part of a strategy that formed what the participants recognised regarding forest and farm producer organisations, climate change, secure land tenure, freedom of association, supportive governments and empowering smallholder organisations. The participants committed to a serious of actions regarding expanding membership, inclusion of women, youth and indigenous peoples, democratic leadership, promoting trees and increased collaboration.

    In the strategy, the participants call regional and global partner organisations to strengthen national, regional and international cooperation.

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    IFFA Board at the field trip IFFA Board working on strategy (Photos: Jog Raj Giri)

     

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