Local producers must be engaged

-Forest stakeholder, local communities and indigenous peoples must be engaged in policies and programmes in order to effect framework and implementations of forest goals and targets.

  • Published: 03.05.2017
  • Published by: Ivar Legallais-Korsbakken
  • Tags: #UNFF 12  # MAR  # Monitoring  # assessment and reporting  # Major Groups 
  • Markku Aho, IFFA, delivering statement on monitoring, assessment and reporting

    This was among the main messages when Markku Aho, IFFA, on behalf of the Farmers and small forest landowners Major Group delivered a statement om Monitoring, assessment and reporting at the 12 session of United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF 12) in New York 3 May 2017.

    The Farmers and Small Forest Landowners Major Group looks forward to collaborating with government and UN organisations on monitoring, assessment and reporting. A pre-requisite evaluating effects and impacts is that sound information and verifications systems are in place.

    The statement supported the proposed improved format for voluntary reporting by governments. The concept of voluntary national contributions is a constructive and innovative addition to the reporting system.

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    Committed to international communication

    Published: 18.05.2018

    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

    Published: 08.05.2018

    - 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

    Published: 22.03.2018

    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.

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