New fee structure and workplan

The IFFA annual meeting in Brussels 15 March 2018 agreed on a new fee structure and a new work plan for 2018

  • Published: 29.03.2018
  • Published by: Ivar Legallais-Korsbakken
  • Tags: #Annual Meeting 2017  # Work plan 2018 
  • At the annual meeting a new fee structure was adopted The annual meeting confirmed the IFFA work plan 2018

    In the new fee structure the members fees are divided into four classes depending on the members economic capability. Four classes are:

    Small economic capability member organisations 250 Euros
    Medium economic capability member organisations 500 Euros
    Large economic capability organisations 1.500 Euros

    The associate members are accordingly divided into two classes depending on economic capability

    Small economic capability associate member organisations 250 Euros
    Large economic capability Associate member organisations 500 Euros

    In consultation with the Board the members may choose their fee category according to their economic capability

    See the new fee structure


    Work plan 2018

    The Work plan 2018 approved at the annual meeting contains important tasks, as

    strengthening and increasing the effectiveness of IFFA as a global family forestry network and increase the relevance of IFFA to its members as forum for exchange of experience, information and ideas,

    arrangements of the new secretariat and continue improvement of communications newsletter and web-site activities.

    Other important tasks are to support members and stimulate organisation of new forest owner organisation and members and dollow up the Tanzania conference and help organising a climate funds workshop in East Africa.

    Communicate with UN bodies, participate in the UNFF work, SBD, UNFCCC and influence international forest policy processes and becoming increasingly recognised as a key participant.

    Seek to recognise increased use of sustainable wood as tool against climate change in the COP24 and UNFCCC declarations.

    Strengthen cooperation with groups vision and objectives, including the international alliance of community and indigenous peoples’ forestry, GACF and IAITPTF.

    Strengthen the collaboration with FAO and FFF, ITTO, PEFC, RRI, IIED, IUCN and TFD

    Establish dialogue with the Wold Bank at World Business Council for sustainable development

    See the 2018 Work Plan

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