Tag: #UNFF 12

IFFA more visible than ever at UNFF

At the 12th session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (INFF 12) IFFA was very active and more visible than ever before.

UNFF 12 Omnibus resolution

At the end of UNFF 12 an omnibus resolution was adopted, as well as procedural resolution on the extension of the UNFF Bureau’s term-of-office for one to two years.

-Miracle of sustainable forestry

Finland has harvested 4 billion cubic meters forest products in 70 years and the forest resources have increased more than 70 per cent at the same time. Is it a miracle – no it is sustainable forest management.

-Women give full speed

-Without women forests and society will only go on half speed, Satu-Marja Tenhiälä said when she presented the IFFA statement on food security and gender.

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.

Local producers must be engaged

The importance of local producers where highlighted when Markku Aho, IFFA, delivered the Major Group statement on monitoring, assessment and reporting.

-Women give full speed

-Without women forests and society will only go on half speed. IFFA support gender equality and empowering all women and girls.

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.

Organisations make small-holders actors

-Rural people, smallholders and communities must be seen as actors, and organisations make them actors.

Small landowners are indispensable

-Small forest landowners live in the world’s forests and are indispensable for the United Nations strategic plan for forests 2017-2030, stated IFFA in the opening statement of UNFF 12.

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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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