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 Association consists of a Board of Directors, a General Assembly and an Executive Board. ATIBT’s objectives and strategy are decided by the Board of Directors and approved by its Assembly.Discover
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
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the ATIBT, 4 Presidents met in Nogent-sur-Marne, headquarters of the Association, and also solicited the testimony of the most veteran among them, Dr Stoll.Discover
The ATIBT has a list of successive presidents from 1951 to the present day. All of them are or have been men who knew the sector perfectly and distinguished themselves for their human qualities.Discover
ATIBT contributes to the sustainable and responsible development of the tropical forestry sector, from the forest to the markets.Discover
ATIBT activities to promote tropical woods are numerous, and are adapted according to the priorities of the Association's members.Discover
Each year, the ATIBT writes an annual report for the General Assembly, to which its members but also partners wishing to learn more about the work of the Association are invited.Discover
These events need to be verified due to COVID-19.
02 June 2023
05 June 2023 > 09 June 2023