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INTERNATIONAL TROPICAL TIMBER ORGANIZATION. IN SUPPORT OF TROPICAL TIMBER AND FOREST THE ITTO’S EXPERIENCE By Amha bin Buang Assistant Director (Economic Information and Market Intelligence) International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) Yokohama, Japan.

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INTERNATIONAL TROPICAL TIMBER ORGANIZATION

IN SUPPORT OF

TROPICAL TIMBER AND FOREST

THE ITTO’S EXPERIENCE

By

Amha bin Buang

Assistant Director (Economic Information and Market Intelligence)

International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)

Yokohama, Japan

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NO TIMBER WITHOUT TREES

Study on the Status of Sustainable Forest Management (1989)

Main Conclusions

  • The extent of tropical forests being at an operational scale for the sustainable production of timber was, on a world scale, negligible;
  • Many countries had the intention, expressed in their legislation, to manage sustainably; in a number of these countries, partial forms of sustainable management were being practiced;
  • There seemed to be some awareness in these countries that action was needed to attain sustainable management;
  • Progress in establishing stable sustainable systems was so low that it was having very little impact on the state of tropical forests;
  • Comprehensive and urgent measures were necessary if the tropical timber trade was to continue in the long-term; and
  • The future existence of tropical forests depended on the establishment of sustainable systems of management.
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ITTO: STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS

Non-Member Governments

International Organizations, Bodies, Agencies, Treaties, Initiatives

Trade/Industry/

Private Sector

Civil Society

Informal Advisory Group Bureau

Fellowship Panel

Trade Advisory Group

Civil Society Advisory Group

Consumer Caucus

Producer Caucus

Committee on Economic Information and Market Intelligence

Committee on Reforestation and Forest Management

Committee on

Forest Industry

Committee on Finance and Administration

International Tropical Timber Council (ITTC)

Consumer Members

Producer

Members

Expert Panel for the Technical Appraisal ofProject and Pre-project Proposals

Executive Director and Secretariat

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ITTO OBJECTIVES

Promote expansion and diversification of international trade in tropical timber

ITTO Objective 2000

Achieve exports of tropical timber from sustainably managed sources

Promote sustainable management of tropical forests

Promote processing of tropical timber in producing countries

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ITTA
  • ITTO Action Plan
  • ITTC Decisions
  • ITTO Biennial Work Programme

POLICY WORK

PROJECT ACTIVITIES

APPROACHES

  • Policy consultation,

deliberation,

development

  • Policy research, studies
  • Normative work –

guidelines, Criteria &

Indicators, Manuals

  • Monitoring, assessment

and reporting

  • Communication and

outreach materials

  • ITTO Fellowship

Programme

  • Country-driven: initiation,

implementation,

ownership

  • 6 month project cycle
  • address beneficiary

needs and priorities

  • grant funding
  • 7400 projects (US$270

million)

  • 150 projects on-going

engaging >500 local full

time professionals

  • Consultation
  • Cooperation
  • Collaboration
  • Partnership
  • Capacity-building –

human/institutional

  • Supportive measures
  • Enabling measures
  • Implementation

oriented

ITTO’s POLICY WORK AND PROJECT ACTIVITIES

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