IFFA pushes for sustainability

IFFA’s work shows how family forest owners and smallholders play an essential role in collaboration with other major groups to push for sustainability in international forest politics.

  • Published: 01.06.2018
  • Published by: Ivar Legallais-Korsbakken
  • Tags: #UNFF 13  # Sustainable forest management 
  •  Petti Linnamaa, IFFA vice3 chair, speaks to UNFF 13 on behalf on the Farmers and small forest landowners Major Group.

    The major groups in the United Nations Forum on Forest give an important push when member states strive towards more sustainable development and sustainable forest management, Pentti Linnamaa, the vice shar of the International Family forestry Alliance, IFFA, reposts from UNFF 13, the UNFF session held in May.

     

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    Committed to international communication

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    - 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.

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