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AFoCO featured in Kuensel Online – Bhutan’s Daily Newspaper

September 11, 2019

AFoCO is featured in an article on Kuensel Online, a Bhutanese news website. The article, contributed by Mr. Chencho Norbu, covers the history of AFoCO, our profile of projects and activities, as well as our commitment to our strategic priority areas. It also features AFoCO’s Regional Training and Education Center in Myanmar and its capacity-building activities.

“AFoCO is committed to facilitate the transfer and translation of best policies and experiences of reforestation and rehabilitations into site-specific actions where it is most needed. The targeted actions in consultation and in partnership with the stakeholders, amongst others include the promotion of sustainable forest management actions, support healthy ecosystem services and initiatives of REDD plus including adaptations to climate change impacts; combat forest and land degradations, and mitigate forest related disasters like forest fires.”
– Excerpt from ‘AFoCO – A new intergovernmental organisation in the region’, published 31 August 2019

Read the full article HERE.