TOWARDS A GREENER ASIA WITH RESILIENT FORESTS, LANDSCAPES, AND COMMUNITIES
Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFoCO) is a treaty-based intergovernmental organization that is committed to strengthening forest cooperation and taking concrete actions to promote sustainable forest management and address the impacts of climate change. As of March 2022, AFoCO’s membership consists 13 Parties and 3 Observers.
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AFoCO AT THE XV WORLD FORESTRY CONGRESS (WFC2021)
AFoCO hosted and co-organized a series of events at the XV WFC in Seoul, Republic of Korea. View the full list of our events in our WFC event page!
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OUR STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

AFoCO has been committed to facilitating the transfer and translation of best policies and experiences into site-specific actions where it is most needed. Through its member-driven approaches, AFoCO undertakes programs, projects and capacity-building initiatives in line with its five Strategic Priorities of initiating restoration and reforestation models; supporting research and development in climate change adaptation approaches, introducing systematic management of forest-related disasters, improving local livelihoods, and strengthening institutional capabilities.

HIGHLIGHTS

PROJECT PORTFOLIO

NO. OF REGIONAL & INDIVIDUAL PROJECTS
0
IN 16 COUNTRIES
TOTAL PROJECT VALUE
0
M USD

PROJECT VALUE BY MEMBER COUNTRY

STORIES

Landscape Partnership Asia

Landscape Partnership Asia (LPA) aims to contribute to national and international targets
in the restoration of dry forests, agricultural drylands, and drought-prone areas in Central, East, South and Southeast Asia,
with an initial 10 million hectares brought under integrated dryland and drought management by 2032.

TRAINING

Regular Courses

Regular courses are usually organized over a period of 5 days, combining lectures, discussions, practical exercises, and field visits.

Community Courses

Community courses are organized regularly to train local people to provide alternative income sources to sustain their livelihoods.

Customized Courses

AFoCO offers customized forestry-related courses on a variety of forestry topics according to the needs of requesting organizations.

EVENTS

AFoCO’s engagement at the XV WFC will build momentum towards the launching of regional initiatives, forge partnerships to facilitate the delivery of impacts from ongoing or new programs, and promote the achievement of global and regional objectives through collective actions.
The Annual Technical Workshop (ATW) for Project Management and Performance Review will be conducted on April 29. 2022, as part of the pre-congress events preluding the XV World Forestry Congress (WFC) happening from May 2-6, 2022, in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Publications & Reports

AFoCO’s publications and reports demonstrate our impact and ambitions.
Read more about our organization’s work in our annual reports and policy briefs.

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Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFoCO) is a treaty-based intergovernmental organization aiming to strengthen forest cooperation by transforming proven technologies and policies into concrete actions in the context of sustainable forest management to address the impacts of climate change.

We are headquartered in Seoul, the Republic of Korea, with a subsidiary body, the AFoCO Regional Education and Training Center (RETC), located in Yangon region, Myanmar.

AFoCO Secretariat

8F, Forest Vision Center, 9 Gukhoedaero 62-gil, Yeongdeungpo-gu,
Seoul 07236, Republic of Korea

Tel. +82-2-785-8971
Fax. +82-2-785-8970
Email. [email protected]

AFoCO Regional Education & Training Center (RETC)

Seed & Seedling Center (SSC) of Forest Department of Myanmar,
Ye-Twin-Kone Village, Hmawbi Township, Yangon Region, Myanmar

Tel. +95-9972578592
Email. [email protected]

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