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
4 roles of IDH1. Convene public & private partners in business driven coalitions to work on sustainable market transformation2. Upscale programs through match funding of public & private investments in producer support programs3. Accelerate sustainable trade through (inter)sector learning4. Align donors & financial institutions & other programs Development of Impact on Accelerate and localBuilding of Millennium upscale entrepreneurPP coalitions goals sustainable trade ship 1, 7 8
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
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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• 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.