Since its creation in 1951, at the request of the FAO* and the OECD**, ATIBT (Association Technique Internationale des Bois Tropicaux - International Tropical Timber Technical Association) aims to serve the tropical timber industry, from the forest to the end user.
A leading technical and scientific authority in terms of tropical timber resources, knowledge of tropical woods species and their incredible characteristics, forest management, sustainability and certification of tropical forests.
A key partner for industry professionals and their representative when dealing with various stakeholders (governments, international organisations, NGOs, etc.) in order to promote their vision of the profession.
A manager of international programs that support tropical forests, in line with the main themes that the members of the association wants to address, the scientific and technical knowledge, the purchase of legal wood, the ecosystem services and the reforestation.
*Food and Agriculture Organization – a United Nations agency.
**Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.
The ATIBT team consists of permanent staff in charge of the management of the association, as well as experts in charge of specific projects or studies. These experts often maintain a link with with the association over the long terme, on actions that are part of a long-lasting relationship.Discover
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