Agenda Short introduction IDH The Timber Programs Tropical Timber Steering Committee Tropical Timber Coordination Meeting
Mission of IDH Accelerating and up-scaling sustainability within mainstream commodity markets Mainstreaming social and ecological sustainability of commodity value chains from emerging economies to Western markets Working on Millennium Development Goals 1, 7 and 8
Key ingredients of IDH High ambitions: market transformation Market demand driven programs Sustainable Equity Fund – Investing in source and in market – Match funding Coalitions of the willing: business, NGOs and governments Inter sector learning to face international challenges
Building of PP coalitions Accelerate and upscale sustainable trade Development of local entrepreneur ship Impact on Millennium goals 1, roles of IDH 1.Convene public & private partners in business driven coalitions to work on sustainable market transformation 2.Upscale programs through match funding of public & private investments in producer support programs 3.Accelerate sustainable trade through (inter)sector learning 4.Align donors & financial institutions & other programs
Match-funding Match-funding private sector investments In kind contributions matched only if directly contributing to the program objectives Other donors invest in our programs as well Maximum 10% overhead costs
Timber: one of the critical commodities
For a faster more robust certification process… And the necessary demand alignment...
Tropical Timber Steering Committee Role of the TTSC – Strategize – Approve plans and monitor progress – Act as a champion, develop business. – Outreach and secure funding. Steering Committee Members – Jack van Ham – Hans Hoogeveen – Anne Schouten – Roberto Waack – Ted van der Put (interim chair) – 1-2 vacancies
Tropical Timber Coordination Meeting – To enable practical collaboration on activities relating to market linking, fundraising and communication – To prevent duplication or reinventing the wheel and to facilitate joint learning. – Interested parties can join the TTCM when appropriate, for example WWF, ICCO, etc.