The European Down and Feather Association (EDFA) promotes the interests of its members through regular reporting, the provision of written information and targeted committee work on current issues as well as advocacy with authorities, administration, politics and the public.

Opinion making with members is carried out through regular meetings, telephone and video conferences and newsletters. The annual general meeting provides a summary of current developments and decides all formalities, such as board elections, budget approval, etc.

According to the articles of association,

may apply for EDFA membership.

The services available to EDFA members include the following work areas: 

I. Standardisation


II. Scientific studies and consulting services
including on the following issues:


III. Business (policy) issues