Activities are shown within financial year (1 April – 31 March). Note: Change of GM in June, report does not include Bill Floyd’s activities for the last two months of his management (his work at that moment mainly went into the organization of the take-over, transmission of knowledge and conference questions). 1. Promotion I.
Report on the IBA Strategic Programme Activities have been monitored on 6 platforms: Country Associations; Conference; Sector Groups; Health & Science; Promotion; Sponsorship; Executive (Governance & Administration). Activities shown within Financial year (1 April – 31 March), and not calendar year. Country Associations Nine countries are members of the IBA: Denmark; France; Germany; Japan; Netherlands,
Membership We have 9 financial members: Denmark; France; Germany; Lithuania, Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway; Poland; United Kingdom. A new organisation is being formed in Japan, the Japan Blackcurrant Association, and it becomes a Country member from October 2015. Potential Members The Rules of the IBA allow for non-Grower Associations or organisations to represent a Country