Peter deMarsh air Flight victim

On Sunday the 9 of Marsh 2019 died in the crash of an air flight between Addis Abeba and Nairobi on his way to an IFFA conference on Family Forestry and Climate Change.


Peter deMarsh was President of the International Family Forest Alliance IFFA, since 2011.

  • Published: 10.04.2019
  • Published by: Lennart Ackzell
  • Tags: #Peter deMars 
  • Peter deMarsh

    was one of the most humble, devoted, kind hearted person we have met. Unselfish he stood up for moral and human principles. He couldn’t stand human exploitation wherever it occurred. His fighting spirits for values were outstanding. A man, whose wisdom was nonetheless recognized by everyone who knew him, Peter deMarsh was an exceptional human being, a mentor and friend beloved by his colleagues.

    What he has meant for and achieved for IFFA and Family Forestry Globally, always having focus on the family grower is so impressive. His work has been so inspiring for the rest of us in the Family Forestry family

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