Women, forests and business

-I have always considered myself as an equal to men, and my daughter is able to be whatever she wants too, like her brother.

  • Published: 02.05.2017
  • Published by: Ivar Legallais-Korsbakken
  • Tags: #UNFF 12  # Side event  # Gender  # Women 
  • 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.

    Read the full statement

    Other news

    Published: 21.11.2017

    Few forest discussions at UNFCCC COP 23 in Bonn

    Published: 20.11.2017

    At the COP 23 very little of substance on forests was discussed at the main negotiations. The task of implementing the Paris Accord become an administrative debate on the REDD instrument. The issue was whether a special institutional arrangement was needed within the convention or not. No consensus was established.

    IFFA at European Forest Week

    Published: 19.11.2017

    Click on the picture and see the Forestry week videohttps://youtu.be/5BEjb2xaJPUSee the European Forestry week videoRead more about the European Forestry Week

    http://www.fao.org/about/meetings/european-forest-week/en/

    As part of the European Forest Week 9-13 October 2017, under the theme of "Forests, our common good” IFFA was invited to speak on a Side-Event arranged by Forest and Farm Facility and FAO.

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  • Building image bank

    IFFA will slowly build up and image bank during 2017. We will gather together photos and videos from IFFA, family forestry, forest and farm producer organisations and similar subjects.

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