Satu-Marja Tenhiälä at the gender side event panel
This was a message from Satu-Marja Tenhiälä when she on behalf of IFFA made a statement at the UNFF 12 side event “Women, Forests and Business Opportunities” in New York 3 May 2017.
Satu-Marja Tenhiälä considered herself lucky and went back in the Finnish forest history where men and women worked side by side in the forests and the forest industry, but men was paid higher than women.
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.