A Global Voice for Home Economics

IFHE, the only international organisation for Home Economics and related fields, promotes households as key to fostering sustainable practices and achieving an optimal living for individuals, families and communities.

IFHE was founded in 1908 and holds consultative status with the UN.

Multiple Disciplines - One Concern

IFHE membership spans over 100 years of research, education and service. It addresses

  • multi-dimensional economic, social and ecological aspects that affect a sustainable living
  • households as key to improving personal and public environments
  • the impact of individual choices on local / global communities.

IFHE aims to achieve an optimal and sustainable living for all through the responsible management of resources (see IFHE Mission & Aims).


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