Lao PDR - 03 December, 2013

Condolence: Dr. Silavanh Sawathvong, ASOF Leader Lao PDR

We are all saddened with the news that Dr. Silavanh Sawathvong the Director General of the Department of Forestry of Lao PDR had passed away at around noon today (Tuesday 3 December 2013).  The exemplary leadership, guidance, outward-looking vision, substantial inputs and strong support of Dr. Silavanh Sawathvong during his years...

Consultation Workshop: Term of Reference (TOR) and Mechanism to Set up Provincial Community Forestry Coordination Committee (PCFP-CC)

Cambodia - 29 November, 2013

Consultation Workshop: Term of Reference (TOR) and Mechanism to Set up Provincial Community Forestry Coordination Committee (PCFP-CC)

A consultation workshop to identify ToR and mechanisms of PCFP-CC was held from 04 to 05 September, 2013 at Siem Reap province which co/organized by FA, NTFP-EP, FFI and RECOFTC under ASEAN Social Forestry and Climate Change (ASFCC) through Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) funded. The objectives of...

Consultation Workshop: Term of Reference (TOR) and Mechanism to Set up Community Forestry Network (CFN)

Cambodia - 27 November, 2013

Consultation Workshop: Term of Reference (TOR) and Mechanism to Set up Community Forestry Network (CFN)

A consultation workshop to identify TOR and mechanisms of CFN was held from 04 to 05 September,2013 at Siem Reap province which co-organized by FA, NTFP-EP, FFI and RECOFTC under ASEAN Social Forestry and Climate Change (ASFCC) through Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) funded. The objectives of this...

A Sharing Workshop at Oddor Meanchey - Perception Experience Community Forest Networking

Cambodia - 26 November, 2013

A Sharing Workshop at Oddor Meanchey - Perception Experience Community Forest Networking

A sharing workshop on perceptions and experiences of CFN was held on 13 August 2013 at Oddar Meanchey province which co/organized by FA and NTFP-EP under ASEAN Social Forestry and Climate Change (ASFCC) through Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) funded. The workshop was intended to sharing information on...

Forest Farmers Group of Kulon Progo Community Forest: Towards Self-Sufficiency

Indonesia - 29 October, 2013

Forest Farmers Group of Kulon Progo Community Forest: Towards Self-Sufficiency

Seven groups of Kulon Progo Community Forest farmers (KT-HKm) that are gathered in a forum called “Komunitas Peduli Lingkungan Alam Lestari (Lingkar)” (Community of Surrounding Nature Environment) formalized their business partnership with Joint Enterprise Group (KUB) “Tiwi Manunggal” that is based in Hargowilis Village, Kokap Sub District, Kulon Progo District,...

News on ASFN courtesy call to Union Minister of Myanmar

Myanmar - 06 September, 2013

News on ASFN courtesy call to Union Minister of Myanmar

ASFN courtesy call to Union Minister U Win Tun, Union Minister of Environmental Conservation and Forestry, 2 Deputy Ministers (U Aye Myint  Maung and Dr Thet Thet Zin), Director General of Forest Department Dr Nyi Nyi Kyaw and Director General of Planning and Statistic Department U Tin Tun on 27th...

Indonesia - 26 April, 2013

We plant trees, we help GOD to help human's life on supplying oxygen

“If we re-planting trees in the forest, it means we help our Earth in supplying oxygen for human’s life. Then it mean we help GOD.” The statement above was said by Herman Hading from Watudiran Village, one of participants in Training on Institutional Strengthened for Farmer Groups of Community Forest in...

1st ASFN Exchange Program

News - 20 February, 2013

1st ASFN Exchange Program

Learning Visit:  Lesson Learned Exchanges among Communities and Governments of ASFN Member States on Successful Keys of Social Forestry in context Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation    In the objectives of ASEAN Social Forestry Network (ASFN) there are •Promote good policy and practice for social forestry •Establish and strengthen ASFN information and communication systems •Promote...

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Community based sustainable use of natural resources in Vietnam

Community based sustainable use of natural resources in Vietnam

  Tram Chim National Park is one of two wetland preservation...

Celebration Forest For People ASFN 2011

Celebration Forest For People ASFN 2011

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Engaging Community Forestry in Vietnam: A Story from Lang Son

Engaging Community Forestry in Vietnam: A Story from Lang Son

Forest-dependent people are largely missing out on new wealth generated...