Socio-Economic Committee

 

Aims:

To undertake, compile and publish overviews of the production of essential oils and related products in different parts of the world and share this information through IFEAT communications (Socio-Economic Reports – SERs

To cooperate with the Scientific & Education Committees on shared matters

To promote the assessment of the environmental impact and the reduction of the carbon footprint of actors in the industry, and of the industry overall

To expand IFEAT interactions with institutions/organisations/associations related to the mandate of the Committee, so as to broaden IFEAT reach and potential partnerships

To seek out new oils that can be commercially produced in developing regions of the world through the New Essential Oils Project (NEO) together with the Scientific Committee

 

Goals:

To utilise SERs to lobby for greater recognition of the positive social impact of the industry

To share information on production of essential oils to members, relevant contacts, other associations and government bodies

To promote a more sustainable industry (including initiatives related to the reduction of carbon footprint)

To bring hitherto unknown oils to the mainstream and facilitate improvement in livelihoods where possible

Ms Zahra Osman Guelle

Ms Zahra Osman Guelle

Chair of the Socio-Economic Committee

Mr Geemon Korah

Mr Geemon Korah

Vice Chair of the Socio-Economic Committee

Mr Ramon Bordas

Mr Ramon Bordas

Committee Member

Mr Hussein A. Fakhry

Mr Hussein A. Fakhry

Committee Member

Mr Eduardo Mattoso

Mr Eduardo Mattoso

Committee Member

Mr Dominique Roques

Mr Dominique Roques

Committee Member

History of the 40 years of IFEAT!

 

Read Peter Greenhalgh’s “History of IFEAT” series. The full version in a book was given as a gift at the Athens Fortieth Anniversary Conference 2017. Each of these articles has been included in past issues of IFEATWORLD.

 

 

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