-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.

  • Published: 04.05.2017
  • Published by: Ivar Legallais-Korsbakken
  • Tags: #UNFF 12  # food security  # gender  # major group 
  • Satu-Marja Tenhiälä, IFFA, giving statement on food security and gender

    The statement was presented at the 12th session of United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF 12) in New York 3 May 2017. In the statement gender equality and food security were linked. Improved gender equality may increase harvests and reduce famine by 15 per cent.

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    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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