RETC’s Mission

The AFoCO Regional Education and Training Center (RETC) aims to strengthen the capacity of the forestry sector in member countries through advanced training and education programs. The AFoCO RETC is located in Hmawbi Township, Yangon, Myanmar.


Core Training Topics

  • Forest Rehabilitation and Reforestation
    Seed harvesting, seed storage and supply, nursery management, tree plantation
  • Forest Fire Management
    Fire safety and behavior, fire prevention, fire inspection, fire information system, fire suppression
  • Community-based Forest Management
    Economical accounting, forest assessment, monitoring, forest resources, forest-related enterprise development