Steering Committee

The last Steering Committee Meeting was held on Friday 27 June 2014, during the World Forest Week/COFO, in Rome, FAO HQ.



 First Steering Committee Meeting, 23-24 November 2013, Guilin, China.

Minutes of the Meeting 

The FFF Steering Committee met to review the Progress Report 2013 and Workplan 2014, and to give guidance on acitivities implementation, partnership aspects, and operational issues. Selection processs and criteria for new partner countries were also agreed.

 Members of the Steering Committee



August Temu
World Agro forestry Centre (ICRAF)

International Research Community

Peter deMarsh
Chairperson, IFFA

Forest Producer Organization

Levi Sucre Romero
Red Indigena Bribri y Cabecar (RIBCA), Costa Rica and
Coordinator, MesoAmerican Alliance of People and Forests

Community Forestry Organization

Ruka Sombolinggi
Special Staff to Secretary General,
Alliance of Indigenous Peoples of the Archipelago (AMAN)

Indigenous Peoples’ Organization

Emelia Arthur
Presidential  Advisor, Policy Delivery Unit,
Office of the President, Ghana

Government/Policy Representative

Ignace Coussement
Managing Director, AgriCord

Business Development Service Provider Organization

Joji Cariño
Director, Forest Peoples Programme

Policy and Advocacy NGO

Naomi Perez

Finance / Private sector

Margareta Nilsson, Sweden or Markku Aho, Finland

Donor Representative

Peter Dewees
Senior Forestry Advisor
Agriculture & Rural Development PROFOR / WB

Donor Representative

Eva Muller
Forest Economics, Policy and Products Division, FAO

Partner/Hosting Institution




An Ad hoc Steering Committee Meeting was held at FAO HQ, Rome on 10-11 January 2013 to launch the activities of the FFF.

Minutes of the Meeting 

Interviews of the Ad hoc Steering Committee members: "The Adde value of the FFF?"


All photos  

last updated:  Monday, August 11, 2014