25 No 4

Council appoints new head of ITTO


Meeting in November 2016 at its 52nd session, the International Tropical Timber Council appointed Dr Gerhard Dieterle as ITTO’s new Executive Director for the next four years. A citizen of Germany and the first ITTO Executive Director from a consumer country, Dr Dieterle is highly qualified for the post, with 35 years of experience in national and international forest policymaking.

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Contents of TFU 25 No. 4

• Continuing the work on C&I
• The participatory development of C&I in southeastern Mexico
• How well are companies implementing SFM?
• The ITTO–CITES Programme in Latin America

• 52nd session of the International Tropical Timber Council
• Fellowship report
• Market trends
• Recent editions
• Meetings