The European Tropical Forest Research Network (ETFRN) of the Netherlands published its 57th edition of ETFRN News in a book form entitled “Effective forest and farm producer organizations”.
In this new book, the experiences of individual producer organizations and the pivotal role that umbrella organizations are able to play in supporting small scale farmers is discussed in detail through case studies from around the world.
The publication also includes a contribution from the Pacific Islands made by the PIFON Manager and Chairman discussing the importance of farmer organizations in the region and some of the issues they face.
This new book will be launched in a side event at the World Forestry Congress: Landscapes and livelihoods: Forest and farm producer organizations sharing their stories to be held in South Africa the week of September 8th, 2015.
The publication is available here for downloading.