Courtesy call on the Minister of Korea Forest Service

On 8 February, Mr. Ricardo Calderon, the Executive Director paid a courtesy call on Dr. Park Chong-ho, Minister of the Korea Forest Service. With the recent announcement of the 2050 Carbon Neutrality Forestry Sector Strategy of the Republic of Korea, Mr. Calderon highlighted that AFoCO’s

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AFoCO welcomes new Executive Director

After Mr. Chencho Norbu concluded his tenure as the executive director of AFoCO in December 2019, Mr. Ricardo L. Calderon was appointed as the next executive director of AFoCO. Mr. Calderon brings with him extensive experience in the field of forestry and is excited to

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‘Plant for the Planet’ Mangrove Reforestation in Myanmar

AFoCO joined hands with the Korea Association for UN Environment, a national committee of the UN Environment Programme, to carry out mangrove restoration in Letkokkon Village, Kawhmu Township, Yangon Region, Myanmar. Funded by SK Innovation, the ‘Plant for the Planet‘ mangrove restoration project was implemented

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Farewell to the 2020 Fellowship Officials

Life as a Fellowship Official at AFoCO AFoCO held a Certificate Award Ceremony on 18 December to celebrate the achievements of our fellowship officials and congratulate them on the successful completion of the 2020 AFoCO Fellowship Program. Mr. Vireak Chhorn (Forest Administration, Cambodia), Mr. Lhab

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AFoCO becomes Permanent Observer in the UN General Assembly

On December 15 (U.S. local time), the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly adopted the resolution on the Permanent Observer status of the Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFoCO). With full support from the Korean government, the Secretariat has been working with all Parties

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Courtesy call on the Minister of Korea Forest Service

On 8 February, Mr. Ricardo Calderon, the Executive Director paid a courtesy call on Dr. Park Chong-ho, Minister of the Korea Forest Service. With the recent announcement of the 2050 Carbon Neutrality Forestry Sector Strategy of the Republic of Korea, Mr. Calderon highlighted that AFoCO’s

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AFoCO welcomes new Executive Director

After Mr. Chencho Norbu concluded his tenure as the executive director of AFoCO in December 2019, Mr. Ricardo L. Calderon was appointed as the next executive director of AFoCO. Mr. Calderon brings with him extensive experience in the field of forestry and is excited to

Read More »

‘Plant for the Planet’ Mangrove Reforestation in Myanmar

AFoCO joined hands with the Korea Association for UN Environment, a national committee of the UN Environment Programme, to carry out mangrove restoration in Letkokkon Village, Kawhmu Township, Yangon Region, Myanmar. Funded by SK Innovation, the ‘Plant for the Planet‘ mangrove restoration project was implemented

Read More »

Farewell to the 2020 Fellowship Officials

Life as a Fellowship Official at AFoCO AFoCO held a Certificate Award Ceremony on 18 December to celebrate the achievements of our fellowship officials and congratulate them on the successful completion of the 2020 AFoCO Fellowship Program. Mr. Vireak Chhorn (Forest Administration, Cambodia), Mr. Lhab

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